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First Aid Kit
Every home should have a well-equipped first aid kit. Hurricane season is an excellent time to take out your kit, check the conditions of supplies and replace items that you have used during the year. A first aid kit should include: 

  • Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes 
  • 2-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6) 
  • 4-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6) 
  • Hypo-allergenic adhesive tape 
  • Triangular bandages (3) 
  • 2-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls) 
  • 3-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls) 
  • Scissors 
  • Tweezers 
  • Needle 
  • Moistened towelettes 
  • Antiseptic 
  • Thermometer 
  • Tongue blades (2) 
  • Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant 
  • Assorted sizes of safety pins 
  • Cleansing agent/soap 
  • Latex gloves (2 pair) 
  • Sunscreen