RiverWoods is proud to be part of Asbury Communities, an aging services provider with a 90-plus year legacy of redefining the expectations of aging. Ensuring that we provide a safe and healthy environment for those who work and live at our communities is our highest priority.
This page is meant to be a helpful resource regarding RiverWoods’ operations. Asbury serves approximately 4,300 residents at our eight continuing care retirement communities and home care services agencies in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. Here’s how to …
In addition to continuously monitoring and abiding by the recommendations put forth by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), we will continue to inform visitors of the local COVID-19 transmission rate in the surrounding community. Current infection rate for Union County: 9.6%.
Screening & Masking
Masks are required in community indoor common areas for all residents and guests at RiverWoods.
All RiverWoods associates (vaccinated or not) will continue to screen and wear masks at all times while working across all levels of care on campus. We will continue to review this requirement regularly and will incorporate the CDC and local and state departments of health guidance for healthcare workers.
Screening is required for all visitors, guests and contractors prior to entering the community. Please click here to fill out the online screening form and then do the temperature check at the appropriate community entrance. (Chrome or Safari are the preferred web browsers; there have been issues reported when using Internet Explorer). If you do not have a smart device, an associate will read you the screening form. At our screening area, please complete a temperature check at our temperature kiosk. You must pass the screening and temperature check to continue on to the campus.
Independent Living residents may entertain visitors within their dwellings and enjoy their company.
Travel & Self-Quarantine
Visitation is permitted in Personal Care. In addition, we continue to offer window or virtual visits in our Personal Care neighborhood for family members who wish to visit with their loved ones.
Nursing Care Center
In-person visitation is open in the Nursing Care Center.
In-person visitation for Nursing Care Center residents with roommates:
Health and safety precautions:
Thank you for continuing to follow good hand and health hygiene. We have a number of precautions in place to help protect those we serve and those we work alongside. Please keep the following in plan as you plan your visit:
If you need assistance or have questions regarding this process, please contact Nichole Steiner at 570-522-6257.
Community Services & Amenities
Nursing Care Center
The Beauty Salon is open.
Riverview Manor Personal Care
Mail & Online Grocery Delivery (for all levels of care)
Enhanced Services also offers personal grocery shopping by contacting Tammy Speece at 570-522-6204.
Testing is an important component of our COVID-19 prevention strategy. We are pleased to share some outstanding results for RiverWoods and the Asbury system. To date, Asbury has conducted just over 151,007 COVID-19 tests at our communities with a positivity rate of just 1 percent. This compares to a national positivity rate of 9.1 percent. At RiverWoods, we have conducted 18,170 tests with a positivity rate of just 1.1 percent.
Residential Living: A resident who believes they may have been exposed to COVID or is showing symptoms recognized by the CDC as being possible markers of COVID-19, should contact their physician for testing or visit a local testing center. Please also notify Tammy Speece at 570-522-6204 so that we may begin contact tracing on campus.
Personal Care or Skilled Nursing: Residents are monitored daily for any signs identified as potentially symptomatic of COVID-19 per CDC guidelines. Additional measures are implemented in line with Asbury’s system-wide infection-control algorithm, including quarantine in a specially designed area of the building.