Many of us do not have the extra money to buy a fancy first aid kit. By creating your own, you can customize it to your family’s needs. Here are just a few tips for some should haves.
Paper and pencil
Acetaminophen and ibuprofen
Tongue depressor blades
Tube of petroleum jelly
Tissues, cotton swabs, and cotton balls
Sterile dressings to stop bleeding
Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes
Nonstick Sterile Pads
Syrup of Ipecac-only when directed by the Poison Control Center
Keep emergency numbers inside and store out of the reach of children.
Sources: Dept of Safety AZ