Prepare Your Home First-aid Kit

first aid kitCuts, and scrapes, and bruises, oh my! When it comes to common household injuries, it’s best to be prepared by keeping all your home medical supplies all in one spot. Your first-aid kit could be a cardboard box, a tackle box, or a pre-packaged kit, but all should contain some basic items. Below is a list of things you should consider putting in your home kit.

  • Adhesive tap
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Aluminum finger splint
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Antiseptic solution
  • Bandages in assorted sizes
  • Cotton balls and cotton swabs
  • CPR breathing barrier
  • Disposable non-latex gloves
  • Draw-out salve (for splinters)
  • Elastic wrap bandages
  • Emergency phones numbers
  • Gauze
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Instant cold packs
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors ad tweezers
  • Thermometer
  • Towelettes
  • Turkey baster for flushing wounds

Be sure to check your first aid kit regularly, and if you take something out, be sure to replace it.

Download and print your checklist!

Join the conversation. The list of items that you can put in a first kit can range from medications to emergency supplies, like a space blanket. What do you have in your home first-aid kit?

  1 comment for “Prepare Your Home First-aid Kit

  1. Me
    February 1, 2017 at 10:24 pm

    Band-aids in different sizes

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