Whittier Street Health Center Proudly Celebrates World AIDS Day, December 1

  • November 30, 2022

Whittier Street Health Center will be recognizing World AIDS Day with free sexual health screenings and HIV testing on Thursday, December 1, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury, in the second floor community education room.  Media representatives are invited to attend the event, which is meant to demonstrate solidarity for people around the world affected by HIV.

This event will offer a time for voices to unite by sharing experiences, remembering those lost, and standing together in the fight against HIV.  Free sexual health screenings and HIV testing will be offered by appointment as well as via walk-in.

Location: Whittier Street Health Center

1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury

 Thursday, December 1, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.



For additional information, please contact Nicole Hales at or 617-947-7983.

 About Whittier Street Health Center

Whittier Street Health Center is an independently licensed community health care center with a mission of providing high quality, reliable and accessible primary healthcare for diverse populations while promoting wellness and eliminating health and social disparities. A champion of equitable access to high quality, patient-focused care, social justice and economic equity, Whittier Street Health Center is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and recognized by the NCQA for its Behavioral Health Integration. Through its locations in Roxbury and North Dorchester, and its Mobile Health Van program, Whittier Street Health Center serves more than 30,000 patients and 20,000 community outreach visits annually; its ethnically and racially diverse patient base is primarily made up of individuals from Roxbury, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, the South End and greater Boston. Approximately 28% of Whittier’s patients are uninsured. Whittier Street Health Center provides a comprehensive array of 40 healthcare programs and services designed to meet the primary health care, behavioral health, and social needs of the community. For more information, please visit as well as Facebook (, Twitter (@Whittier_Boston), or LinkedIn (, or call 617-989-3221.


CONTACT: Nicole Joy Hales, PRfirst, 617-947-7983,

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).