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Boston Health Center Provides Care to Minority, Low-Income Community

  • March 12, 2014

NECN: Latoyia Edwards About 600,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, with minorities being the most affected. One Boston health center that serves some of the low-income families in the state is determined to change that. In the heart of Roxbury Crossing, the Whittier Street Health Center is a medical oasis, especially for Bostonians […]

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Whittier Street Health Center receives grant to support heart health

  • February 13, 2014

Boston.com, Roxbury Posted by Patrick Rosso  February 12, 2014 03:37 PM A recent grant will help the Whittier Street Health Center in its effort to increase heart health in the Roxbury, Mission Hill, and the South End. On Tuesday, the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health program presented the Tremont Street-based center with a […]

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AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards $150,768 Grant to Whittier Street Health Center

  • February 12, 2014

ROXBURY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program today announced a grant of $150,768 to Whittier Street Health Center to support its Connections for Cardiovascular Care initiative. This is the third consecutive year in which the Whittier Street Health Center has received a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation, totaling $460,342. “The […]

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AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards $150,768 Grant to Whittier Street Health Center

  • February 12, 2014

ROXBURY, Mass. — (THE HERALD) The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program today announced a grant of $150,768 to Whittier Street Health Center to support its Connections for Cardiovascular Care initiative. This is the third consecutive year in which the Whittier Street Health Center has received a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation, […]

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Heart Healthy Month Celebration- Patient Testimonials

  • February 6, 2014

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, is holding a Heart Healthy Month Celebration along with the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation in honor of February being American Heart Month. The event will focus on our community’s journey toward heart health. The celebration will feature a cooking demonstration, Meet-and-Greet sessions with health care providers, remarks from cardiovascular program participants, light refreshments and other heart-centered […]

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Health Fair Success! ~ Taxi Times Newsletter

  • January 27, 2014

Taxi Times Newsletter- Winter 2014 Health Fair Success! The BTDA and Whittier St. Health Center held our annual “Driving for Wellness” health fair at the Logan Airport Taxi Pool on November 6. It was a smashing success. Sorel Bertrand , the Men’s Health Coordinator at Whittier St. Health Center said, “It was a beautiful day, […]

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Healthy Eating in Older People Not Always Easy

  • January 15, 2014

“General nutritional concepts remain the same across the age span,” said Kerry Ann Mendes, the dietitian at Whittier Street Health Center. Everyone, regardless of age is recommended to eat fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat proteins and healthy fats. However, other changes that come with age may influence appetite and impair good nutrition. “There are […]

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WSHC Patient Co-Moderates Mayor Walsh’s Youth Inauguration Summit

  • January 7, 2014

On January 4, 2014, Whittier Street Health Center patient Devin Williams-Agyeman served as a co-moderator at Mayor Walsh’s historic 2014 Boston Youth Inauguration Summit. Click here to read Devin’s remarks. The youth who participated shared their hopes and dreams with Boston’s new mayor, Marty Walsh, who wants to inspire Boston’s young citizens to achieve their goals […]

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BRINGING SPECIALIST CARE TO THE PATIENTS: ONCOLOGISTS SEEING PATIENTS AT A COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

  • November 22, 2013

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine Faculty Director of Cancer Care Equity, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the current integrative model to combat disparities: Part I: The Set up Part II: The implementation Part II: Data Cancer Care Equity Program Focused effort to maximize research/and clinical efforts to combat racial disparities in […]

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AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards Grant to WSHC

  • November 19, 2013

Whittier Street Health Center has been funded by the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation through the Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program, which provides annual grants of $150,000 and up to US-based nonprofit organizations engaged in improving cardiovascular health in their communities. Whittier received its first grant from the Foundation in 2011 and its second in 2012. The AstraZeneca […]

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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).