20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day, and you’ll be more ready (for just about anything) in a few short weeks.
ASSIGNMENT: Compile a First Aid Kit
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.
Eye wash solution to flush the eyes or as general decontaminant
Prescription medications and supplies
Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever
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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