Preparing to Donate

HYDRATE

It’s important to stay hydrated before donating. Try to drink an extra 16 oz of water the day of your donation

 

CLOTHING

Wear something comfortable with sleeves that can be easily rolled up above the elbow.IRON LEVEL

Eat food rich in iron in the weeks leading up to your donation to try and maintain a healthy iron level.

 

MEDICATIONS

Bring a list of the medications you take in case any effect your donation eligibility

BRING YOUR ID

Bring either your donor card, license or two other forms of identification
 

RELAX

Blood donation is a simple and safe procedure, so there’s nothing to worry about