The busy holiday season is a time when eating healthy really becomes a challenge! Better health is the gift you want to give yourself this holiday season. Make the commitment to remain mindful about your health during the holidays by trying these simple tips: EAT BETTER, NOT MORE Practicing mindful eating during the holiday season […]More
Every day more Americans are diagnosed with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) reports that 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed each year. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, it most often develops in people over age 45, but more children, teens, and young adults are developing it mostly due to the […]More
Whittier Street Health Center is proud to recognize November as National Diabetes Month, a time annually devoted to bringing attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on managing diabetes by building a health care team. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK; part of the National Institutes of Health), […]More
A note about Whittier and COVID-19
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in our area, we ask all clients and patients to call ahead before coming to any of our sites. We are working to take care of most clients/patients via phone/video encounter so we can meet your ongoing healthcare needs. This is for your safety and so we can provide the highest quality of care to you while following CDC guidance for COVID-19. Please call 617-427-1000 for any questions or concerns.
Whittier will provide COVID-19 testing from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday to Friday. Following CDC guidance, we recommend testing if you have a fever AND one of the following three symptoms: cough OR shortness of breath OR sore throat. Please bring your picture identification and your insurance card (if you have insurance).