Know Your First Aid Kit

 Typical First Aid Kit Supplies

First aid supplies are readily available and can be obtained at many convenience and grocery stores. It is important to note that you can and should tailor your first aid kit to your specific situation. For example, if you are playing sports or hiking in the wilderness, your first aid kit should contain relevant items to those activities. Below is an example of some of the possible contents of a commercially available first aid kit.

Adhesive bandage

Adhesive tape



First aid guidebook

Hand sanitizer

Latex gloves

Roller bandages (2 and 4 inch)


Sterile pad

Additionally, you might find more advanced items such as:

Burn dressing & treatment

Cold pack

Face mask & goggles



Triangular bandage

Trauma pad