In any emergency, a family member or you yourself may suffer an injury. If you have these basic first aid supplies you will be better prepared to help your loved ones if they are hurt. Knowing how to treat minor injuries can make a difference in an emergency. You may consider taking a first aid class, but simply having the following things can help you stop bleeding, prevent infection and assist in decontamination.
Lincoln Park CERT recommends that all first aid kits include the following items: