UF hosts free accessibility/health fair

University of Florida graduate students will offer a free Accessibility/Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Porters Community Center, 512 S.W. 6th Ave., Gainesville.

The event will feature activities for kids, home safety tips, fall risk assessments, basic health screenings, child car seat fittings, free adaptive equipment and training, health education and more. Food and prizes will also be available.

The Accessibility/Health Fair is hosted by the UF departments of occupational therapy and epidemiology. The fair is part of a project by students in those departments to determine the need in Alachua County for rehabilitation services for people who cannot afford them, and to bring services to the community.