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Fall Prevention Awareness Month

Fall Prevention Awareness Month Preventable falls continue to remain a dominant issue with older generations.  According to the County Health Officials of New York, “falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits among adults 65 and older.” As a result, fall prevention has quickly become a leading program throughout communities […]


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).