It’s important to stay hydrated before donating. Try to drink an extra 16 oz of water the day of your donation
Wear something comfortable with sleeves that can be easily rolled up above the elbow.
Eat food rich in iron in the weeks leading up to your donation to try and maintain a healthy iron level.
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
Fill out Rapid Pass online to make your wait a lot shorter!
Blood donation is a simple and safe procedure, so there’s nothing to worry about