Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources

Updated: October 27, 2021

Our Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland campus, LTC-Sheboygan, and LTC-Manitowoc are open to all students, staff, and visitors. 

Guidelines in place to address the current pandemic can be found below under Campus Status and are subject to change. For the well-being of all who visit our campuses, everyone is expected to follow all guidelines.

LTC is committed to doing everything possible to provide a safe learning environment for students and staff. The college has an Incident Management Team who prepares for numerous, potential scenarios including pandemic. The Incident Management team has actively been monitoring the COVID-19 virus since February 5, 2020.

Thank you to the LTC campus community for working together as a team to help keep our learning environment and our communities a safe place for all.

QUESTIONS & CONCERNS?

If you don't find your answer below, email us at: questions@gotoltc.edu

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources

 Campus Status

Updated: October 27, 2021

Our Lakeshore Technical College campuses are operating under normal business hours.

NOTICE TO ALL WHO ENTER LTC CAMPUS FACILITIES

We remain in a pandemic, and there are risks associated with entering buildings at this time. We are following multiple sanitary protocols to mitigate the associated risks to anyone on our campuses. Please note:

  • LTC no longer requires face coverings in college buildings or on college grounds for fully vaccinated individuals
  • face coverings are strongly recommended for anyone who is not fully vaccinated
  • individuals who are fully vaccinated may choose to wear a face covering in college buildings as they see fit
LTC Student Resources

Reviewed: October 27, 2021

All students should monitor Blackboard for specific class and lab information from faculty, and regularly check their LTC email for college updates.

Student Resources

Rent Equipment

LTC Library has laptops, hotspots, tablets, and miscellaneous equipment for free rental.

https://gotoltc.libguides.com/ltclibrary/devicesandequipment1

 

Transportation

All drivers and students must wear masks while riding on the LTC EXPRESS. 

Click here for more information.

Wi-Fi 

Free public Wi-Fi is available throughout LTC’s service area and in the parking lots around our campuses. Use the link below to find a location near you:

https://www.wifimap.io/

Student Expectations

Please note that we do still expect our students to:

  • Be prepared and able to adapt if there is an unplanned absence. Manage your time so that you can complete your assignments and assessments on or before the date they are due.
  • Complete work missed due to an absence within the timeframe determined by the instructor.
  • Participate in alternative delivery method of instruction and alternate assessments of learning as determined by your instructors. 
Protect Yourself

Reviewed: October 27, 2021

Find tips on hygiene and safety at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/coronavirus.htm [dhs.wisconsin.gov] or the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/ [cdc.gov]

If you are interested in getting vaccinated, you can register to be vaccinated at any Wisconsin-approved vaccine provider, regardless of insurance coverage. Your best resources for finding a vaccination site are the Manitowoc County Health Department and the Sheboygan County Department of Health and Human Services:

 

Information Resources

Stay informed by visiting and reviewing information posted nationally and locally at these websites:

Centers for Disease Control & Protection

Wisconsin Department of Health & Services

Manitowoc County Health Department

Sheboygan County Public Health Department https://www.sheboygancounty.com/departments/departments-f-q/health-and-human-services/public-health/communicable-disease/coronavirus-covid-19

The Manitowoc Chamber of Commerce has a great site with multiple links:

Housing/Rent Assistance

  • Sheboygan Economic Support – 1-888-794-5556
  • Sheboygan St. Vincent DePaul -  920-457-4844
  • Sheboygan Salvation Army -  920-458-3723
  • Manitowoc Economic Support – 920 683-4300
  • Please note: Some of these offices may not be open because of the Safer At Home order, however individuals can apply for economic support online at https://access.wisconsin.gov/access/ for emergency care.

United Way 211 – Housing, rent, and food assistance resources for your neighborhood

Food Pantries

Food Share

Unemployment

Someplace Better Hiring Resources

Emergency Internet Resources

Healthcare Locations and Updates:

  • Prevea is offering free COVID related web-medical screenings to help you determine if you or a family member needs care: https://prevea.zipnosis.com/

COVID-19 Hotlines

Mental Health Resources

In light of all the changes and uncertainty happening, we understand that many people might find themselves struggling to cope. Please utilize technology to stay connected with friends and family when you are not able to visit in person.

If you have a mental health emergency, please call 911

If you are in crisis, or in need of support, the following mental health resources are available to you:

  • National Suicide Hotline 1.800.273.8255
  • Manitowoc County crisis line: 920.683.4230 (8am-4:30pm)
  • Manitowoc County crisis for nights, holidays and weekends: 1.888.552.6642
  • Sheboygan County crisis line 920.459.3151 (24/7)
  • National Crisis text line 741-741
 LTC Staff

Reviewed: October 27, 2021

Coronavirus Protocols

  1. If I am diagnosed with COVID-19, or someone in my household has been diagnosed with COVID what does LTC expect of me?

    Follow guidance of your healthcare provider or local county health department. The county health departments can be reached at 920-683-4155 for Manitowoc County and 920-459-4382 for Sheboygan County.

    Students should notify the instructor if they are going to be absent, the same as other illnesses for attendance reasons.

    Employees - Regarding being out for illness/PLOA, the employees should follow the college’s usual process of notifying the supervisor.
     

  2. I came in close contact with a known case of COVID-19 and am self-quarantining per the order of the county health department or am self-quarantining because I am not vaccinated. What does LTC expect of me?

    Follow all instructions you receive from your local county health department.

    Students should notify the instructor if they are going to be absent, the same as other illnesses for attendance reasons.

    Employees - Regarding being out for illness/PLOA, the employees should follow the college’s usual process of notifying the supervisor.
     

  3. If someone in my household has been placed on quarantine, am I able to come to campus?

    Yes, as long as neither you nor the person in your household are experiencing symptoms. 
     

  4. If a student misses coursework due to COVID-19, what are the options for making up the missed work?

    If a student misses coursework due to COVID-19, the student should work with the faculty member, as soon as possible, to make up missed coursework and stay on track for the remainder of the class.

Spanish and Hmong Resources (Recursos en español y hmong) (Lus Mev thiab Lus Hmoob)

Reviewed: October 27, 2021

https://www.sheboygancounty.com/departments/departments-f-q/health-and-human-services/public-health/coronavirus-covid-19/spanish-and-hmong-resources

Higher Education Relief Funds (HEERF) and Reporting (CARES ACT, CRSSAA, and ARPA)