Nourishing Our Bodies and Minds We recognize that many factors contribute to our patients’ health and that access to proper nutrition is a major obstacle to achieving well-being. It is for this all-too-often overlooked reason that Whittier Street Health Center offers a number of nutrition-related programs and referrals. Our team of registered dietitians […]More
National Cholesterol Education Month: Beware the “Silent Killer” High blood cholesterol typically presents no signs or symptoms in the body but can lead to serious health conditions and issues such as stroke and heart attacks. This silent threat has prompted National Cholesterol Education Month, a time to focus on knowing more about cholesterol and […]More
National Recovery Month: “Every Person, Every Family, Every Community.” Treatment and a collaborative healthcare approach is key to recovery and, for National Recovery Month, Whittier Street Health Center recognizes that recovery is not only possible for everyone, but it is also a team effort from the family, healthcare team, and community. This outlook […]More
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention is Lifesaving By: Dr. Stephen Wright, MD, Medical Director of Whittier Street Health Center September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Join with Whittier Street Health Center to help prevent and treat prostate cancer. Prostate health is a major men’s health issue, and we want the men […]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).