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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Appointment Booking for Individuals Ages 65+, Individuals with 2+ Certain Medical Conditions to Begin on February 18th

  • February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 17, 2021 CONTACT Sarah Finlaw sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us BOSTON – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced individuals ages 65 and over and those with 2+ certain medical conditions, including Asthma, can visit www.mass.gov/covidvaccine to start booking an appointment for vaccine beginning tomorrow, February 18th. With this announcement, almost 1 million individuals are newly eligible for vaccine. Due […]

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Strong Determined & Committed to the Community! MS Frederica M. Williams!

  • February 11, 2021

I remember over 17 years ago attending a meeting at the Whitter Community Health Center in one of their conference rooms, I vividly recall as the meeting ended I walked by the office of this tall, elegant, well dressed woman. As I walked by her office, she kindly walked over to me and introduced herself […]

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In coronavirus vaccine rollout, Massachusetts community health centers play critical role

  • February 8, 2021

By Marie Szaniszlo | Boston Herald PUBLISHED: February 6, 2021 at 5:13 p.m. | UPDATED: February 6, 2021 at 5:13 p.m.   Before the Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury began vaccinating people at its two locations, it held a series of focus groups in the community. “People wanted to know who were in the clinical trials, the side effects, […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Celebrates Black History Month with All-Day COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

  • January 28, 2021

Whittier Street Health Center is pleased to announce that on February 9th, in honor of Black History Month and in recognition of the disproportionate toll the pandemic has taken on the Black community and other communities of color, the Center will be hosting all-day COVID-19 testing at its Roxbury facility, together with all-day COVID-19 vaccinations […]

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Boston Pastors Roll Up Sleeves, Encourage Others To ‘Take The Vaccine’

  • January 26, 2021

By Paul BurtonJanuary 22, 2021 at 6:21 pm BOSTON (CBS) – People of color have been the hardest hit during the pandemic, but many distrust the vaccines. On Friday, some local church leaders rolled up their sleeves hoping to set an example. The rush to get the COVID 19 vaccine is now being felt behind the […]

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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).