Must Haves for Your First Aid Kit

Must Haves for Your First Aid Kit
Accidents are unpredictable and seem to happen when you least expect them. Having a well-stocked first aid kit is essential, especially when it comes to young children. Items listed below are a starting point for you to explore other important tools to add to your first aid kit. Take time each month to inspect your first aid kit to ensure all items are stocked and not outdated. Keeping a list of all items, the expected quantities, and expiration dates inside the kit can make it easier to manage. Over time you can add items you find beneficial to your environment and experiences. Non-latex gloves to protect against the spread of infection Sterile dressings for wounds including: Absorbent gauze pads and gauze wrap Adhesive tape Adhesive bandages in multiple sizes Antiseptic wipes or alcohol wipes to clean wounds Topical ointments: Antibiotic ointment for open wounds Hydrocortisone cream for insect bites and...
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