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*We suggest making a disaster plan and choosing a location(s) for friends and family to meet. Find shelters near your home.

-Backpack to carry supplies (Preferably ones with rollers)

-First Aid kit (with plenty of gauze/wraps/slings/Benadryl/etc.)

-Essential/Prescription medications

-Important Family Documents in a waterproof bag (i.e. Passports, insurance info, bank information, etc.)

-Glasses(prescription and UV sunglasses)

-Extra set of house and car keys

-Toiletries (toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.)

-Nonperishable packaged foods

-MRE's/Emergency Food Rations/Dehydrated/Freeze dried food-Baby food/formula-Eating utensils/cups/plates

-Heavy Duty Aluminum foil

-Flares/Help Sign/Banner-reads HELP or S.O.S

-Manual Can opener

-Unscented liquid bleach

-Micro fiber towels/paper towel/cheesecloth

-A gallon of drinking water/person/day(replace every 6-8 months) *also don’t forget about your pets

Water packs have a 5 year shelf life/Water purification tablets (Aquatabs) purifies unsafe water and turns into drinking water

-5 gallon Collapsible water containers

-Clothing (rain gear, thermal clothing, and cool loose clothing, plenty of socks and underwear)

-Sturdy Shoes (have one pair right next to your bed)

-Emergency Blankets

-Dog tags/bracelets with specific instructions or information(optional) Medical ID jewelry

-Flashlights (preferably wind up or solar powered)/ portable lantern


-Knife/Razor blade

-Pepper spray

-Tent or large polyethylene tarp (optional)

-sleeping bags

-Whistle for each person (*Very important-in case you are caught under rubble you do not want to yell, use a whistle)

-Mosquito repellent

-Candles/Lighter Fluid

-Hammer/Hand tools(i.e. axe, crowbar)/portable tool kit/6 in 1 survival multi-purpose tool(optional)

-Waterproof matches/lighters

-Portable propane stove (optional)

-Fire Starter Sticks

-Light Sticks


-Leash and carrier(for small pets)

-Dust masks*

-Self-powered AM/FM/NOAA weather radio with flashlight, solar power and cell phone charger.

-Leather gloves

-Plastic bags

-Map and Compass


-Duct tape

-Fire extinguisher

-Cash/Small Change

-Thick bendable wire

-Reading material/toys/games/comfort food and objects






-Gauze-Gauze Wraps/ Roller Gauze

-Non-latex first aid gloves

-Arm sling

-Liquid Bandage

-Honey (optional)

-100% pure Aloe

-Glucose tablets

-Bottle of water

-Triple antibiotic ointment

-Pedialyte/Coconut water (electrolytes, also helps to relieve diarhea)

-Acetaminophen/Ibuprofen for children (to relieve fever/mild pain)

-Adhesive tape

-Antiseptic solution/towelettes

-Instant cold compress packs

-Ace bandages

-Cotton Balls

-Disposable latex or synthetic gloves, at least two pair-Scissors

-Tongue depressors for checking sore throats

-A small flashlight to check ears, nose, throat, and eyes

-Antibacterial Soap, Mild soap (for infants) or Infant Hand Sanitizer

-Sterile Eyewash, such as saline solution

-Plastic bags for the disposal of contaminated materials

-Thermometer/rectal thermometer for infants

-Petroleum jelly-not used for burns!

-Activated charcoal (use only if instructed by your poison control center-not for use on infants)

-Over-the-counter oral antihistamine, such as liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

-Low Dose Aspirin (we don’t recommend giving aspirin to children)

-Non-aspirin pain relievers 

-Calamine lotion

-Over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream

-Personal medications that don't need refrigeration

-By prescription only: allergic attack-auto-injector of epinephrine (EpiPen, Twinject, etc) and albuterol

-Oral Syringe to give medication to infants

-Turkey baster or other bulb suction device for flushing out wounds


-Plastic bag

​-Black Marker

-Emergency Blankets

-Rubber Gloves (optional)

-Emergency phone numbers, including contact information for your local emergency services, emergency road service providers, family doctor and pediatrician, and the regional poison control center: 800.222.1222

-Medical history forms for each family member

*Personalize your first aid kit to your needs.

*Put a first aid manual/review to refer to in your kit.


Don’t forget to follow the scope of your First Aid Training. Call or email me with any questions you may have.


Bianca Goldstein