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How To: Assemble A First Aid Kit


When it comes to being prepared on the road, having a first aid kit is a MUST! If a kit isn’t already one of those items which is located truck at all times, now would be a great time to get one. First aid kits can be picked up relatively cheaply most anywhere – but keep in mind that these things can be also put together for much less money!


Here’s what you’ll need!

  • 2 Absorbant Compress Dressings
  • A waterproof zippered bag, container, or box
  • An assortment of adhesive bandages
  • Small, Sharp Scissors
  • Gauze Pads
  • Adhesive Cloth Tape
  • Cotton Balls or Maxi Pads
  • Rubbing Non-Alcohol Wipes (for cleaning external surfaces)
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers & A Sewing Needle
  • Non-Latex Gloves
  • A Bee Sting Kit
  • Bug Repellent
  • A CPR Breathing Mask | Barrier
  • Aspirin
  • Benadryl
  • A Blanket
  • Eye Wash Solution
  • Ice Pack

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