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Home First Aid Checklist

The first person to respond to an accident or illness at your home is you. Some simple steps can ensure you are prepared to respond quickly if a family member or neighbor has an accident, or is suddenly taken ill.

  • Look up and post emergency numbers near every phone in your home, and carry a copy with you
  • Make a list of medications and allergies for all family members, keep copies where they are easy to see. (Also carry the information with you)
  • Build a first aid kit with the essential supplies you might need
  • Get first aid training, to be that much more prepared for the unexpected
  • Make sure your house number is clearly displayed so emergency responders can find you

Supplies to be included in a First Aid Kit:

  • Adhesive tape
  • Alcohol-based hand cleaner
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • Bandaids
  • 3” Sterile roller bandages
  • Betadine antiseptic solution
  • Chemical cold pack
  • 2” Sterile gauze pads
  • 4” Sterile gauze pads
  • Non-prescription drugs/pain relievers
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors/Tweezers
  • Thermometer
  • Non-latex medical gloves

Post Important Information:

  • Doctor’s telephone numbers
  • Hospital’s telephone numbers
  • Family/Friend’s telephone numbers
  • Updated list of medication
  • Updated list of allergies

Training:

First aid training, to include CPR, is available through a number of local organizations.

To Register for a Course:

For More Information


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