Welcome to Team IOP

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Please be advised: Portage County is now in the RED (Level 3) on the COVID charts. 

Reminder: (Optional) DSP Tier Sheet is due 10/15

Refer a Friend Get $250

Want a way to make extra money that requires nearly no work?? Independence has a referral program. Have someone you know (or someone you just met) apply to work here. Make sure they indicate that you referred them. Once they reach their 6 months of employment then, you receive $250. Contact HR with any questions.

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Reminder: Wash your hands, wear your mask, keep 6 feet apart, and stay home if you are sick.

More COVID-19 and vaccination information is provided below.  


Please be advised that until further notice, our agency will only provide fingerprinting and background services for healthcare and education professionals.  If you have any questions regarding this policy or our availability to provide this service, please contact our front desk at 330-296-2851.


Disability Awareness Days
October ADHD Awareness Month United States
October Breast Cancer Awareness Month United States
October Colon Cancer Awareness Month United States
October Depression Education and Awareness Month United States
October Down Syndrome Awareness Month United States
October Dwarfism Awareness Month United States
October Dysautonomia Awareness Month Global
October Dyslexia Awareness Month United States
October Eczema Awareness Month United States
October Liver Cancer Awareness Month United States
October Learning Disability Awareness Month United States
October National Disability Employment Awareness Month United States
October Raynaud’s Awareness Month United States
October Rett Syndrome Awareness Month United States
October Selective Mutism Awareness Month United States
October Spina Bifida Awareness Month United States
Oct 5 World Day of Bullying Prevention Global
Oct 5 American Veterans Disabled for Life Awareness Day United States
Oct 6 World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day Global
Oct 7 International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day Global
Oct 7 Team Margot Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Awareness Day United States
Oct 8 International Podiatry Day Global
Oct 8 World Blind Day / World Sight Day Global
Oct 9 PANDAS / PANS Awareness Day United States
Oct 10 World Mental Health Day Global
Oct 13 Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day United States
Oct 13 World Thrombosis Day United States
Oct 15 Blind Americans Equality Day United States
Oct 20 World Osteoporosis Day Global
Oct 20-31 Disability Mentoring Days (Starts on the Third Wednesday of each October) United States
Oct 21 Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day United States
Oct 22 International Stuttering Awareness Day Global
Oct 24 World Polio Day Global
Oct 25 Hydrocephalus Day Global
Oct 25-31 International Epidermolysis Bullosa Awareness Week Global
Oct 29 World Stroke Day Global
 

Solana MyPay

Solona mypay will go into effect 12/23/2020. This is a new, paperless, way to recieve paystubs and W2's. Please visit https://mypay.solanapro.com/ to create an account.


COVID-19 Information

 How to Remove and Put on Your Mask: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-133/pdfs/2010-133.pdf


COVID-19 Vaccination Information

To obtain the COVID-19 vaccination, please contact one of the following: 

Portage County Health Department 

705 Oakwood Street, 2nd floor, Ravenna 

(330) 296-9919 

CVS Pharmacy 

318 E Main St, Ravenna 

(330) 296-3871  

Walgreens 

144 E Main St, Ravenna 

(330) 298-4297 

Search vaccines.gov to find locations near you. 

Text your ZIP code to 438829 to find locations near you. 

Call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you. 

 


Local Covid Testing Sites

 

Diagram of what to do if you're exposed to CoVid 19

Image and link for Teladoc

 


Teladoc

For our employees that have elected UMR as their health insurance provider, through Independence Inc, please be aware that UMR continues to monitor the situation and formulate plans to keep their members safe.  UMR will cover all testing at no cost for members.  They will also continue to cover Teladoc visits with no member responsibility, more information can be found below or on your ID card.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVV Information

Electronic Visit Verification started Monday, August 5, 2019.  This requires some changes to the way AccelTrax collects time records. The changes take effect immediately.   This link explains the new time collection method in AccelTrax.  If you have further questions, please contact the Central Office at 330-296-2851.


Image and link to DSP Job promotional video

DSP Ohio was developed to try and make more caring people aware of the opportunities available to work as Direct Support Professionals.  This video was put together by DSP Ohio and might be appreciated by staff already working in these important positions.  Feel free to share it with others that might be interested in working in this field.


 

Image and link to the Best Benefits Club

Image and link to Start Talking about drug use

Ravenna Athletic Center Logo and link