First aid for nose bleeds

• If you get a nosebleed, sit down and LEAN FORWARD to keep the blood from going down your
• Take a handkerchief or a clean cloth and place it over the bridge of your nose.
• Squeeze firmly on both sides of the soft portion of your nose for 10 minutes.
• Keep the pressure steady.
• If the bleeding doesn't stop, call the emergency number where you are located.