Grammy-Award Winning Gospel Artist Dr. Bobby Jones to Host Whittier Street Health Center 11th Annual International Gospel Benefit Concert at the Berklee Performance Center

  • November 15, 2013

Grammy Award winning gospel music legend Dr. Bobby Jones will host Whittier Street Health Center’s 11th Annual “Saving the Health of the Community International Benefit Gospel Concert” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Berklee Performance Center of the Berklee College of Music, 136  Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. The concert, […]


Physicians Benefit by Studying the Art of Medicine

  • November 13, 2013

Canadian physician William Osler, MD, often credited with establishing the practice of the medical residency, once noted that, “The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade …” More medical schools are taking those words to heart, publishing literary magazines and artistic journals that encourage doctors, nurses and patients to express their feelings through […]


WSHC at Driving for Wellness

  • November 8, 2013

  On November 6, 2013, the Men’s Health Department at Whittier Street Health Center held the Driving for Wellness health fair at Logan Airport. Boston taxi drivers were invited for the event, which provided health services such as blood pressure screening, glucose screening, health benefits enrollment, and health information. More than 100 men received health […]


Mayoral Prize for Innovations in Primary Care: Update from Whittier Street Health Center

  • November 8, 2013

healthy boston blog Brought to you by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Boston Public Health Commission Starting as a “well-baby” clinic in 1933, Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has grown into an accredited urban community health center with the mission to offer quality, accessible and reliable primary care services to over 18,500 diverse Boston […]


Whittier Street Health Center Opens Mammography Suite

  • October 17, 2013 By Patrick D. Rosso, Town Correspondent Women who previously relied on the Dana-Farber Mammography Van, which only made monthly visits to the Whittier Street Health Center, can now stay on top of their health and not have to wait for the van’s visits. Dana-Farber recently announced the completion of its on-site mammography suite at […]


Dana-Farber adds mammography suite at Whittier Street Health Center

  • October 16, 2013

Building on their joint commitment to caring for area residents, Dana-Farber has opened a mammography suite within the Whittier Street Health Center, located in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. The suite, open Tuesday through Thursday and situated on the clinic’s first floor, is staffed with skilled, registered mammography technologists and additional members of the care team focused […]


Whittier Street Health Center Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Emmy Award Winner and TV Host Tim Estiloz

  • October 2, 2013

Tim Estiloz, two-time Emmy Award winning TV host, reporter and producer hosts Whittier Street Health Center’s 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 5-7:30 p.m. The free event will be held at Whittier Street Health Center’s Community Education Room, 1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA, and will celebrate Hispanic and Latino American […]


Surrounding the Patient … In a Good Way: Osagie Ebekozien and the Whittier Street Health Center

  • September 17, 2013

Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, MA, runs a grant-funded, community-based model of diabetes care that brings best practices to the community by letting community members tell their own stories. Osagie Ebekonien, manager of quality assurance and performance improvement at Whittier Street recently spent some time with […]


A Memo From Frederica Williams, President and CEO

  • September 6, 2013

Labor Day is behind us and a new academic year has started for students in our communities. Here at Whittier Street Health Center, we celebrated the start of the school year with a Back-to-School BBQ, partly funded by Cradles to Crayons and GE. Almost 800 people came to enjoy the food on the grill, popcorn, […]


Take Kids to Get Their Flu Shots Early, Experts Say

  • September 3, 2013

MONDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) — As soon as the updated seasonal flu  vaccine becomes available, parents should bring children aged 6 months and older  to get vaccinated, according to an updated policy statement from the American  Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP now recommends that kids be protected against the flu with either the  […]


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).