First Aid Kit

Accidents, injuries, and emergencies can happen to anyone so being properly prepared for these situations is all-important. Ideally everyone should keep a first aid kit in their residence and also in their automobile.

First Aid Kit Basics

  • Band-aids of all different sizes.
  • 4” by 4” gauze pads and dressing bandages.
  • 2” Dressing rolls
  • Medical Tape
  • Cotton balls and Q-tips
  • Alcohol pads and antimicrobial hand wipes.
  • Sterile water and Hydrogen Peroxide both in 16 oz. bottles.
  • Ace Bandage
  • Arm Sling
  • Chemical ice and hot pack.
  • Thermometer
  • Scissors, tweezers, and nail clippers.
  • Jackknife
  • Clean String.
  • Sterile gloves.
  • Flashlight.

Over-the-counter Medications

  • Antibiotic ointment – For cuts and scrapes.
  • Calamine lotion.
  • Medicated sunburn spray.
  • Insect bite relief spray or pads.
  • Tylenol and Advil for pain and fever reduction.
  • Benadryl for allergies, itching, and runny nose.
  • Sudafed for stuffy noses.
  • Throat lozenges.

Try to take a basic first aid and CPR course if possible it could be the difference between life or death for your family members and others you know.