COVID-19 Vaccine

To pre-register for the COVID vaccine for those age 16 and older, please visit https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/ or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682). 

Call ECI if you need assistance with pre-registering.

Vaccine Sign-up Flyer – English        Vaccine Sign-up Flyer – Spanish

Video – Making Vaccines Accessible to All


ECI’s Operational Plan during COVID-19

ECI recognizes the seriousness and effect that COVID-19 can have on the people we work with. So that ECI staff and participants stay safe, we have established the following operational plan.
  • ECI’s office will not be open for scheduled appointments until Virginia returns to Phase 3.
  • ECI staff continue to be available by phone, e-mail, and internet, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • All group activities are being held virtually and by phone.
  • ECI’s Facebook page, website, and newsletter will be updated to reflect this policy and any changes.

Link to Resources          Link to Regional Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Information


Assistance Available for People with Disabilities
for COVID-19 Related Needs
COVID-19 has resulted in people with disabilities having needs
that the Endependence Center may be able to address.


Emergency Preparedness Training Series

Disasters are never expected or wanted, but a way to ensure that you can handle it is to be prepared for when they come. That way, when the emergency is over, you can see the rainbow that will surely follow.

To help prepare for that, ECI provides monthly virtual ILS classes that will cover various topics that will help you prepare for the emergency that may occur. All those who attend will be mailed an item that will help you prepare your own Emergency Supply Kit. 

The next training will be Tuesday, April 27, 2021, from 11:00am – 12:00pm.


This month’s topic is “Self-Assessment and Why It’s Important.” Attendees will receive a Self-Assessment Questionnaire for their emergency supply kit.

The class meets on the last Tuesday of each month from 11am to 12pm. Call Jeanette Flanders at 351-1570 for more information, and she can assist you with registering for the class.  


Virtual Independent Living Skills
Training Webinars
During April, ECI will hold four webinars on Wednesday only; everyone is welcome to join these webinars. Webinars are on April 7, 14, 21, and 28. Each webinar will begin at 11:00 am for about 45 minutes. For registration information and access via phone.


Virtual Youth IL Skills Training Webinars

During Tuesdays in April, ECI hosts Youth IL Skills Training for youth between the ages of 16-24 and who use ECI services.  For further information.