Unifying America: Venerable San Jose Baptist Church Fights On COVID Frontlines

By Devin Fehely     

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — One of San Jose’s oldest and most well-respected black churches has carved out a unique role on the frontline of the pandemic as a mass testing site, even as the church itself has largely been shuttered and has not held in-person worship services in nearly a year.

More than 36,000 tests have been administered at the Emmanuel Baptist Church site since it opened during the fall surge in October.



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