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First Aid Kit

In any emergency, you or a family member may be cut, burned or suffer other injuries. Keep the following basic first aid supplies so you are prepared to help when someone is hurt:

  • Two pairs of disposable gloves 
  • Sterile dressings to stop bleeding 
  • Cleansing agent/soap and antibiotic towelettes to disinfect 
  • Antibiotic ointment to prevent infection 
  • Burn ointment 
  • Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes 
  • Eye wash solution to flush the eyes or as general decontaminant 
  • Scissors 
  • Over-the-counter medicines such as pain reliever, laxative, anti-diarrhea medication 
  • Prescription medications you take every day such as insulin, heart medicine, or asthma inhaler 
  • Prescribed medical supplies such as glucose monitoring equipment or blood pressure monitors