First Aid Kit

FirstAidKitIn the event of a disaster, local emergency responders may be overwhelmed and response for your call for assistance could be delayed. To be prepared for a disaster, you should prepare or buy a First Aid Kit. There are many vendors that you can purchase a fully stocked First Aid Kit or you can prepare one of your own. The supplies needed are available at most drug and discount stores.

Prepare Your Kit
Review the checklist below, this should be a minimum for your First Aid Kit: 

  • (20) adhesive bandages, various sizes
  • (1) 5” x 9” sterile dressing
  • (1) conforming roller gauze bandage
  • (2) triangular bandages
  • (2) 4 x 4 sterile gauze pads
  • (2) 2 x 2 sterile gauze pads
  • (2) germicidal hand wipes or waterless alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • (6) antiseptic wipes
  • (2) pair large medical grade non-latex gloves
  • (2) Adhesive tape, 2” width
  • (2) Adhesive tape, 4” width
  • Small Scissors
  • Anti-bacterial ointment
  • Tweezers
  • (2) Cold Packs
  • (2) Hot Packs
  • CPR Breathing Barrier

Another action of preparedness is to take a CPR Course and/or First Aid Course.