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2024 Black History Month and Annual Meeting: Whittier Street Health Center Celebrates Black History Month

  • February 12, 2024

On February 15th, Whittier Street Health Center will host its annual Black History Month Celebration, emphasizing its commitment to advocating for health equity, social justice, and the elimination of economic inequities. The national theme for this year’s Black History Month is African Americans and the Arts. To help us explore this topic Carmen Fields, an […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Presented Prestigious Community Health Quality Recognition Awards

  • February 5, 2024

We are proud to announce that Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has been honored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration with three 2023 Community Health Quality Recognition (CHQR) awards: the 2023 Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality badge, the 2023 Addressing Social Risk Factors badge, and […]

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World AIDS Day – Dedicated to Raising Awareness

  • November 16, 2023

Observed on December 1st annually, World AIDS Day denotes solidarity for people around the world who are affected by HIV and to honor the more than 32 million people who have died worldwide from AIDS-related illness. In Massachusetts, Black Non-Hispanic and Hispanic/Latino individuals were diagnosed with HIV infection during 2018–2020 at rates eight and four […]

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Happy veterans Day

  • November 11, 2023

Veterans Day is commemorated in November, occurring on the 11th to mark the 11th hours of the 11th day of the 11th month when an armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany during World War I. It is a time to honor the men and women who served and presently serve in the […]

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Whittier Street Health Center President & CEO Named to Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts by The Women’s Edge and Globe Magazine for the 10th consecutive year!

  • November 6, 2023

The 23rd annual Top 100 rankings was announced at a November 3rd awards breakfast held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The list was published in the “Women & Power” issue of The Boston Globe Magazine on November 5th. The ranking of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts list is based on an algorithm […]

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State of the Art Retail Pharmacy provides exceptional services

  • October 17, 2023

Whittier Street Health Center’s State of the Art Retail Pharmacy provides exceptional services! #communitypharmacy #retailpharmacy #pharmacy #medicine #health

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Dr. Mandy Cohen, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention visited Whittier 10.4.2023

  • October 6, 2023

On October 4th, Dr. Mandy Cohen, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help kick off the fall vaccination campaign at the Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury. She toured the health center with Dr. Robbie Goldstein, Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health, and Frederica Williams, CEO and President of Whittier Street Health […]

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COVID-19 and flu vaccines- Fall vaccination campaign

  • October 3, 2023

Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will be on hand tomorrow Wednesday morning to help kick off the fall vaccination campaign at the Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury. She will tour the health center with Robbie Goldstein, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health, and Frederica Williams, […]

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Annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

  • September 29, 2023

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION: “Prioritizing Health: A Prescription for Prosperity, Power and Progress!” with Paul Francisco, SVP and chief diversity officer at State Street Bank   Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center with a mission to serve as a center of excellence that provides high quality and accessible health care and social services […]

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Benefits of access to Narcan to prevent overdoes

  • September 28, 2023

Our Medical Director, Dr. Stephen Wright and our Day Engagement Manager, Diana Sencion discuss the benefits of access to Narcan to prevent overdoes.     Opioid overdose nasal sprays available over the counter     #Narcan #opioids #substanceuse #savinglives #health

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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).