First aid kits are a must-have in any emergency plan. Even though you can buy these pre-made, if you go this route, it’s a good idea to check the kit contents and the expiration dates, just to make sure you have everything you need.
You can, of course, also make your own. Ready.gov says that your first aid kit should include:
Store items in a sturdy container that’s easy to open. A tackle box or an art supply container might be good options; they are typically lightweight and have handles for easy carrying. You might also consider taking a first-aid class, because knowing what to actually do with all the supplies in your first aid kit can make all the difference in an emergency, you may also consider taking a first aid class.
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