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


FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” free health fair, Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Children ages 15 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event on NSU’s campus, 3301 College Ave., Davie. The annual event, held in front of and around the Alvin Sherman Library,  is a day filled with  fun while focusing on the issue of  health.

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

“A Day for Children” Health Fair will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“A Day for Children” Health Fair will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NSU health care providers, 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, Broward Hospital, Baptist Health and Feeding South Florida 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 Davie Police will be 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.  .

The health fair and all services and food are FREE and open to the public. No registration is necessary.  For more information, 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, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities and is a dynamic, private research university providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. Established in 1964, NSU now includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, which is Florida’s largest public library. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. For more information, please visit



September 24, 2018



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