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First Aid Checklist

Keep one in your home and one in your car. Check the kits regularly  -- replace missing items or those that may have become outdated.

First-aid manual

Sterile gauze

Adhesive tape

Adhesive bandages in several sizes

Elastic bandage

Antiseptic wipes


Antibiotic cream (triple-antibiotic ointment)

Antiseptic solution (like hydrogen peroxide)

Hydrocortisone cream (1%)

Acetaminophen and aspirin (aspirin is NOT recommended for children under age 12)

Extra prescription medications (if going on vacation)


Sharp scissors

Safety pins

Disposable instant cold packs

Calamine lotion

Alcohol wipes


Plastic gloves (2 prs.)

Flashlight and extra batteries

List of emergency phone numbers