Archived News

Whittier Street Health Center Recognizes Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

  • May 11, 2021

On October 5, 1978 President Jimmy Carter signed into law a declaration acknowledging the first week of May as “Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week.” Over the next decade this expanded to encompass the entire month of May as a time to recognize the rich culture shared by Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. This month, Whittier Street […]


COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

  • May 11, 2021

Whittier Street Health Center COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Time: 9a.m. to 6p.m. Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.-Saturdays *NOW OFFERING WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS. You can now come in and make a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. For more information call (617) 858-2444. Location: 1290 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor Roxbury, MA 02120 9a.m. to 5p.m. Monday-Friday Location: 278 Blue Hill Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119 […]


Thank You to the Boston Red Sox for Recognizing Whittier’s Mobile Vaccination Clinic!

  • April 16, 2021

Today members of the Whittier Street Health Center’s Mobile Vaccination Clinic received a generous act of kindness from the Boston Red Sox.  Each staff member received swag bags containing a Red Sox cap, Red Sox bear, Red Sox commemorative World Series ring, lanyard, mock baseball, spring training t-shirt, baseball cards and a Red Sox pennant. […]


Whittier Street Health Center’s Recognition of the eight-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

  • April 13, 2021

On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 2:49 pm—the exact time the first bomb went off at the 2013 marathon finish line–Whittier Street Health Center will announce a moment of silence over the loudspeakers of the Frederica M. Williams Building and the 279 Blue Hill Avenue facilities. All employees are invited to participate in this moment […]


Let’s Get There

  • April 8, 2021

MA League of CHCs What’s it like to get COVID-19? What’s it like to get the vaccine? What’s it like for doctors and nurses when they have no cure for their patients? Sit back and listen as 6 Massachusetts health center providers of color share their personal stories from the front lines of the pandemic—and […]


Pop –Up Clinics Bring Vaccines To People Who Can’t Get To A Vaccination Site

  • April 1, 2021 The mobile clinics bring vaccines to people who never stopped working during the pandemic and to places that are easy to access.


WSHC’s Mobile Health Vans will bring life-saving vaccines directly to Boston’s hard-hit BIPOC communities

  • March 18, 2021

WSHC’s innovative and community-focused model of mobile vaccination alleviates the need for people who are elderly, high-risk or living with disabilities to travel to distant mass vaccination sites. Critically, WSHC also embraces the cultural and linguistic diversity of BIPOC populations, and provides multilingual healthcare services through its Mobile Vaccination Clinics. 


Whittier Street Health Center Launches Covid-19 Mobile Vaccination With Community-Based Groups in Communities of Color in Boston

  • March 16, 2021

The Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC), a comprehensive and innovative health care and wellness center championing equitable access to high-quality, cost-effective health care for diverse populations, proudly announces its partnership with community-based organizations in Boston, including the Brazilian Worker Center, Hyde Square Task Force, Agencia ALPHA, León de Judá and Lawyers for Civil Rights, in […]


Mobile vaccination team brings shots to those who need them most

  • March 11, 2021 Updated: 12:58 PM EST Mar 10, 2021 A mobile vaccination clinic run by the Whittier Street Health Center is bringing COVID-19 vaccinations to Boston residents at city churches. BOSTON. THE VAN IS MOVING ABOUT THE COMMUNITY TO HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS AND PLACES THAT HAS HAD A DEVASTATING EFFECT.


Whittier Street Health Center to start mobile vaccination clinics

  • March 11, 2021

By: Crystal Haynes, Boston 25 News Updated: March 10, 2021 – 4:41 PM BOSTON — In an effort to combat contributing factors like vaccine hesitancy and lack of access due to transportation, Whittier Street Health Center started the delivery of mobile-vaccination clinics to faith-based institutions in high-risk communities. Boston 25 News spoke with retired teacher, Nasaleem Smith, […]


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).