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Whittier Street Health Center Receives Grant Funding from Liberty Mutual Foundation to Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

  • March 10, 2021

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: MAR 9, 2021 09:00 EST https://www.newswire.com/news/whittier-street-health-center-receives-grant-funding-from-liberty-21336326 Whittier Street Health Center has been awarded $350,000 in grants from the Liberty Mutual Foundation to help support its COVID-19 testing and vaccinations for Boston’s communities of color and to support its campaign to overcome the distrust and other barriers that are slowing efforts to vaccinate those […]

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Roxbury health center launches mobile vaccination effort

  • March 2, 2021

Jordan Frias | Byron Barnett BOSTON (WHDH) – Residents of Roxbury now have two ways of getting vaccinated if they are eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. In addition to the Reggie Lewis Center, eligible residents can now utilize the mobile vaccination center run by Whittier Street Health Center staff. The health center has partnered with Peabody Properties […]

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Low income seniors getting vaccinated close to home in hard-hit Roxbury

  • March 2, 2021

By: Malini Basu, Boston 25 News Updated: February 26, 2021 – 6:32 PM ROXBURY, Mass. — For weeks, Boston 25 News has been telling you about the struggle in some of the hard-hit communities, like Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and other surrounding areas. Finally, there’s light at the end of the tunnel, where a local health center is […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Appointment Booking for Individuals Ages 65+, Individuals with 2+ Certain Medical Conditions to Begin on February 18th

  • February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 17, 2021 CONTACT Sarah Finlaw sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us BOSTON – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced individuals ages 65 and over and those with 2+ certain medical conditions, including Asthma, can visit www.mass.gov/covidvaccine to start booking an appointment for vaccine beginning tomorrow, February 18th. With this announcement, almost 1 million individuals are newly eligible for vaccine. Due […]

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Strong Determined & Committed to the Community! MS Frederica M. Williams!

  • February 11, 2021

I remember over 17 years ago attending a meeting at the Whitter Community Health Center in one of their conference rooms, I vividly recall as the meeting ended I walked by the office of this tall, elegant, well dressed woman. As I walked by her office, she kindly walked over to me and introduced herself […]

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In coronavirus vaccine rollout, Massachusetts community health centers play critical role

  • February 8, 2021

By Marie Szaniszlo | Boston Herald PUBLISHED: February 6, 2021 at 5:13 p.m. | UPDATED: February 6, 2021 at 5:13 p.m.   Before the Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury began vaccinating people at its two locations, it held a series of focus groups in the community. “People wanted to know who were in the clinical trials, the side effects, […]

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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).