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Whittier Street Health Center Receives New Funding Towards Youth Prevention Services

  • January 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Closing the Gap on Youth Violence in Low-Income Neighborhoods Boston, MA – Whittier Street Health Center is pleased to announce that State Senator William N. Brownsberger, 2nd Suffolk and Middlesex District, has secured an amendment to the FY21 state budget that will provide $90,000 in funding to Whittier to expand its youth […]

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Dr. Stephen Wright NBC 10 Boston NECN Tonight 6:00 PM News

  • December 23, 2020

Dr. Stephen Wright will be featured on the 6:00 PM news tonight on NBC 10 Boston NECN. Please check local listings in your area. The link is attached: https://www.nbcboston.com/ Topic: An alarming increase in ICU patients ahead of the holidays. Listen to Dr. Wright share why the topic is concerning, what advice he has for people […]

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Boston Focus Group Considers Minorities’ COVID Vaccine Trust Gap

  • December 18, 2020

The focus group at the Whittier Street Health Center in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood listened to concerns from people who have skepticism about getting the COVID-19 vaccine: By Brian Burnell • Published December 16, 2020 • Updated on December 16, 2020 at 7:01 pm   Boston Focus Group Considers Minorities’ COVID Vaccine Trust Gap

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Whittier Street Health Center holds focus group

  • December 18, 2020

https://www.boston25news.com/news/covid-19-vaccine-whittier-street-health-center-holds-focus-group/799a3d58-aae1-4ff3-9497-77776d682943/    

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Four recognized for service and leadership

  • November 30, 2020

Harvard Extension Alumni Association awards outstanding graduates   Harvard Extension Alumni Association honors outstanding grads

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Health Center CEO Presented with 2020 Dean Michael Shinagel Award

  • November 30, 2020

Whittier Street Health Center President and CEO Frederica Williams was recently awarded the 2020 Dean Michael Shinagel Award for Service to Others, presented by the Harvard Extension Alumni Association. 11/23/2020 | STUDENT PROFILES, FEATURED | 7 MINUTE READ WRITTEN BY: REBECCA BAKKEN https://blog.dce.harvard.edu/extension/health-center-ceo-presented-with-2020-dean-michael-shinagel-award When Frederica Williams, CSS ’91, was in England earning her undergraduate degree in finance, she thought […]

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Several Boston health centers to hand out CharlieCards loaded with $5 each

  • November 16, 2020

https://www.universalhub.com/2020/mbta-hand-out-5000-charliecards-loaded-5-each   Several Boston health centers to hand out CharlieCards loaded with $5 each By adamg on Fri, 11/13/2020 – 3:55pm With a grant from the Boston Foundation, the MBTA says it will provide CharlieCards to several Boston community health centers in neighborhoods where residents might otherwise have trouble getting one of the fare cards. The East Boston […]

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In the news: Christine Pajarillo

  • November 9, 2020

In the news: Christine Pajarillo     Christine Pajarillo has been named the vice president of Programs and Social Services at Whittier Street Health Center. As head of the Social Services Department, Pajarillo will oversee Behavioral Health, Youth Services, Infectious Disease and Special Populations, WIC, Nutrition, Food Pantry, Community Garden, Fitness Center, Community Outreach, Support […]

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Boston’s wastewater suggests a surge in coronavirus infections

  • October 27, 2020

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/10/26/coronavirus-covid-live-updates-us/#link-RZF4VA2JTRFTPO4A62DTLL2FTU By Kim Bellware The number of new coronavirus cases has been on the rise in the Boston area since mid-October, and the data is showing up not only in health dashboards, but also in the local wastewater. The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has been analyzing wastewater samples to track the level of coronavirus genetic material as […]

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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).