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Nova Southeastern University to Host Annual “A Day for Children” Health Fair

Free assessments for hearing and balance, vision, speech-language, dental health, nutrition tips and more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for this fall.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event, which is scheduled from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, 3301 College Ave., Davie., The annual event is a day filled with  fun while focusing on the issue of  health.

Day for Children Photo

Those attending the event will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from NSU’s Health Care Centers and others, who will be providing free assessments for hearing and balance, vision, speech-language, dental health, nutrition tips, and more.

NSU health care providers and others, organizations, and companies from across Broward County, including Children’s Services Council, Hungry Howie’s, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Florida KidCare, Florida Blue, Young at Art Museum, Broward 211, and Chris Evert Broward Health’s Children’s Hospital are just a few of the many organizations that will be on-hand at the event.

While the day is meant to be a fun time for children and families, there is a more serious reason for the annual gathering.

“This annual event helps children and families in South Florida obtain critical access to quality health-care services, in a fun and friendly environment” said Robert Oller, D.O., chief medical advisor at NSU’s Division of Clinical Operations.

Another feature of the event is having the Broward Sheriff’s Office and Crimestoppers providing free fingerprinting and ID cards. NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library will be on-hand to provide library cards to children and their parents.  Having a library card is essential to a child’s learning and can provide them with many educational resources. Children will also have an opportunity to receive free haircuts provided by AVEDA and Michelle and Marie hair salons.

The health fair and all services and food are FREE and open to the public. No registration is necessary.  For more information, please call 954-NSU-CARE (954-678-2273) or 954-288-2268.

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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. Please visit www.nova.edu for more information about NSU and realizingpotential.nova.edu for more information on the largest fundraising campaign in NSU history.

 

 

September 6, 2016

 

Vera Mandilovitch | Office of Public Affairs
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