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First Aid Kit and Emergency Numbers

So you've decided to take the family on a trip, now it's time to pack. Don't forget to pack the first-aid kit. Use this checklist to help you form your own first-aid kit (you probably have most the supplies at your finger-tips)

  • Container - choose a container that has plenty of room, is easy to carry and is able to withstand your family
  • First-aid manual
  • Adhesive bandages- varying sizes
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Gauze bandage
  • Tape
  • Soap
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Diaper rash ointment
  • Ibuprofen/ Extra Strength Tylenol
  • Benadryl (antihistamine)
  • Extra prescription medications
  • Instant cold packs
  • Calamine lotion
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant
  • Lip balm
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Safety pins
  • Q-Tips
  • Thermometer
  • Flashlight (with batteries)
  • Emergency phone list
  • Blanket

Your Emergency Phone list should contain:

  • Child's name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Social Security #
  • Doctor's name and Phone number
  • Health Insurance name, policy number, and phone number
  • Emergency contacts
  • Medical History: preexisting conditions, allergies, and immunization history

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