If you are injured, please come to Health Services promptly for treatment. If you are injured on the weekend or in the evening, please see our listing of Wellness Resources.
Wash minor cuts with soap and water. After the bleeding stops, apply a dry sterile dressing, such as a band-aid. Antibiotic creams can be used if desired.
If the bleeding does not stop, apply direct pressure with a sterile gauze to the wound for a full five minutes (do not peek to see if the bleeding has stopped!). If bleeding continues, apply direct pressure and seek medical care.
Clean the wound and apply a new dressing daily. Keep the wound clean and dry and change the dressing if wet or soiled.
Seek assistance at Health Services or Medical Care if :
For minor sprains or strains – use R.I.C.E.