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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 Aspirin or other 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.