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Emergencies

If you require immediate medical attention, please visit the Emergency Room at a hospital nearest you or call 911.




First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

Every home needs a first aid kit. Below is a list of all the things that should be included in the first aid kit:

  • Checklist
  • Pain reliever/fever reducer
  • Antacids
  • Laxatives
  • Anti-diarrhea medication
  • First aid manual
  • Adhesive bandages
  • Large sterile dressings
  • Sterile gauze
  • Pre-mixed electrolyte solution
  • Sewing needle
  • Activated charcoal
  • Safety pins
  • Tube of petroleum jelly
  • Asthma medication
  • Adhesive tape
  • Triangular bandages
  • Disposable gloves
  • Surgical masks
  • Cold pack
  • Antiseptic ointment
  • Eye wash solution
  • CPR breathing barrier
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Thermal emergency blanket

Also, if any household member takes medicine or uses a medical treatment on a regular basis, be sure to include the following items in the kit:

  • Prescription medicines (at least a one-week supply)
  • List of any routine treatments administered by a clinic, hospital or home health care, and a back-up service provider
  • Supplies for other personal needs, such as eyeglasses, dentures, contact lenses, hearing aids, wheelchair and oxygen
  • List of serial numbers, operating information and instructions for medical devices and equipment
  • Copies of all medical insurance, Medicare cards and other medical documents, such as children's immunization records

Other important information to remember:

  • Keep copies of important household documents in your kit, such as family records, medical records, wills, deeds, social security numbers, charge and bank accounts information and tax records
  • Keep all documents in a waterproof container
  • Teach other household members to operate any special medical equipment
  • Label any equipment (wheelchairs, canes, and walkers) with name and contact information
  • Don't forget to include your pets' medications and medical records

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