Update from Whittier Street Health Center Board of Directors

  • July 5, 2018

The Whittier Street Health Center Board of Directors which includes longterm
Whittier patients and Community residents, is pleased to announce that
the Whittier Street Health Center building will be named:
FREDERICA M. WILLIAMS BUILDING in recognition of Whittier’s President &
CEO, Frederica M. Williams

A dedication ceremony will be held later this year.
On August 2nd, 2018 from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm, the Board of Directors,
President’s Advisory Council, Patient Advisory Council, Friends of Whittier,
Patients, Community Residents, Employees and Donors will host an event to
celebrate Whittier’s 85th Anniversary at our Roxbury 1290 Tremont Street
Whittier Street Health Center serves as a beacon of hope and a community
asset to more than 30,000 patients. Whittier has been transformed from its
humble beginnings as a well-baby health unit founded in 1933 to address high
rates of infant mortality to a comprehensive health and wellness center
focused on providing innovative services dedicated to addressing health
disparities, health equity and social injustices.
Under the leadership of our President & CEO, Frederica M. Williams and
Whittier’s dedicated employees, Whittier is transforming, healing and
empowering the lives of its patients and community residents.

Update from the Whittier Street Health Centers Board of Directors

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).