• Have a refreshing drink before you leave the camp spot.
  • Do not smoke for 30 minutes after donation.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol
  • Drink plenty of fluids during the next 24 hours
  • male can donate blood once in 3 months and female can donate blood once in 4 months
  • You may remove the bandage after 2-3 hours.If there is bleeding from the site, raise the arm and apply pressure.Avoid vigorous use of the arm for a day.
  • If those who donate blood feel giddy, they can lie down flat or sit down with head between the knees.
  • Those who donate blood can resume work soon after donation.However,they are cautioned that if they are working in hazardous occupation like construction at a height or operating machinery, dizziness may occur if they return to work immediately.
  • Those who develop a problem can contact the Blood Bank Medical Officer, Karnataka Red Cross Blood Bank.