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WHITTIER STREET HEALTH CENTER RECEIVES GRANT FROM STAND UP TO CANCER TO INCREASE COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS AND SCREENING IN UNDERSERVED RESIDENTS

  • March 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE  MAR 25, 2022 09:00 EDT Educating community residents about the importance of screening and early detection of Colorectal Cancer as part of Whittier’s efforts to promote health equity. BOSTON, March 25, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has received funding from Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) to increase awareness and screening of colorectal […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Providing Free HIV Prevention Medications through Ready, Set, Prep Initiative

  • March 24, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       Contact: info@wshc.org Part of a National Effort to Reduce the number of HIV infections by 75% by 2025 Roxbury, MA (March 23, 2022) Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) is offering free PrEP HIV-prevention medications to Boston residents living at risk for or living with HIV/AIDS.  The free medications are being made available through Ready […]

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‘Address our housing crisis’: Mayor Wu announces creation of rent stabilization advisory committee

  • March 16, 2022

BY 7 NEWS WHDH MARCH 10, 2022 https://whdh.com/news/address-our-housing-crisis-mayor-wu-announces-creation-of-rent-stabilization-advisory-committee/  

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Mayor Wu Announces New Rent Stabilization Effort

  • March 16, 2022

By Alysha Palumbo • Published March 10, 2022 • Updated on March 10, 2022 at 12:32 pm You may have already gotten a letter from your property management company or landlord – letting you know your rent is going up $200 – $500 – even $750 a month! And you are not alone. Boston now has the third highest rent in the country […]

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Real estate execs chosen for Wu’s panel on rent stabilization

  • March 16, 2022

By Greg Ryan  –  Senior Reporter, Boston Business Journal Mar 10, 2022, 2:14pm EST Executives from Colliers International, National Development and Boston Residential Group are joining a 23-member committee Boston Mayor Michelle Wu convened to make recommendations on how to protect apartment tenants against rent increases. https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2022/03/10/real-estate-execs-boston-rent-stabilization-panel.html  

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Wu convenes rent stabilization group

  • March 16, 2022

Wu convenes rent stabilization group Committee will explore city’s options for rent stabilization legislation Anna Lamb Wu convenes rent stabilization group  

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2022 Black History Month Celebration & Annual Meeting

  • February 1, 2022

Join Us For Our 2022 Black History Month Celebration & Annual Meeting to Celebrate _Black Health & Wellness_  

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Boston Mayor, Michelle Wu’s B Together Press Conference at Whittier Street Health Center

  • January 18, 2022

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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).