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Re-scheduled for Oct. 8-NSU to Host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair

Annual Event Offers Free Health Assessments, Fun and Food

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – NSU will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, re-scheduled for Sunday, October 8th.  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. to 4 p.m., on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The annual event is a day filled with fun while focusing on the issue of health.

Children FairThose 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 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 Crime stoppers providing free fingerprinting and ID cards. NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library will be on-hand to provide library cards to children and their parents and great story times. 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, 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. A private, not-for-profit institution, 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. 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.

 

 

August 28, 2017

Contact Information:
Vera Mandilovitch | Office of Public Relations
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