Chinese American Churches on the Frontlines of Coronavirus Vigilance
There has been no sustained community transmission of the coronavirus in the United States so far, and many Chinese churches such as Raleigh Chinese Christian Church (RCCC) are doing their best to keep it that way.
Taped to the entrance of the church’s glass doors is a yellow notice with the word “ATTENTION” in capital letters. It warns parents not to bring their children to church if they’ve traveled to Asia in the past 14 days.
Churches such as RCCC—a nondenominational congregation with services in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English—have taken...