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July is Fragile X (FXS) Awareness Month

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: Portage County is now in the ORANGE (Level 2) on the COVID charts.   

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

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  


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

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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