The stores are awash with goods of the season, songs of good cheer filter the airwaves and the rush, rush, rush that this time of year brings is definitely on. For many, the holidays can be a trying time – not only for the extra errands, cooking, shopping, etc. but for activities and memories that […]More
Our recent “Clean Teeth for Toys” event was just “what the doctor ordered” to encourage a number of our patients to register their children for Whittier Street Health Center Mobile Oral Health Van Services. Kids age infant to 17, accompanied by a parent, were treated to gifts and refreshments during the three hour festivity, following […]More
The spirit of the season was with us during the recent Whittier Street Health Center Senior Holiday Event when many of our patients aged 55 and older joined us for a few hours of entertainment, raffle prizes, and of course great refreshments. The holidays are the traditional time of year for celebration and togetherness, but […]More
During our recent World AIDS Day commemoration, we heard and shared experiences, remembered those taken, and stood together in the fight against HIV. One of eleven official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization, World AIDS Day, observed on December 1st shines a light on the disease that as of 2020 […]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).