The “Stomp Out COVID-19” drawstring bags include a face mask
featuring the College’s triceratops mascot, Stomp, as well as a
bottle of hand sanitizer, a contactless key and daily health
The 20,000 care kits will primarily be distributed from Welcome
Stations at Tri-C campuses and other sites. The College used
funds from the federal
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to
cover the cost of the bags.
“Tri-C is working to ensure that the campus community has the
health and safety tools needed for a successful fall semester,”
said Karen Miller, the College’s provost. “If we all take
the necessary precautions, we can reduce the risk of coronavirus
Tri-C students returned to campus on a limited basis this fall,
with approximately 30% of classes taught on-site. Most of those
courses involve hands-on training that require face-to-face
instruction and access to specialized equipment.
The remainder of Tri-C classes are online during fall semester
to limit potential exposure to the coronavirus. The College took
similar steps during spring and summer.
The care kits build on COVID-19 precautions taken by the College
at its sites. Health and safety measures include the
installation of hand sanitizing stations, plexiglass barriers
and social distance signage, as well as increased cleaning.
Tri-C’s COVID-19 Compliance Team developed the plan for the care
kits. The College worked with HALO Branded Solutions on the