• By Laurel Kelly

Consumer Health: Is your first-aid kit stocked?

December 2, 2020
a red and white First Aid kit on a table with bandages, medical tape, tweezers and scissors

Do you have emergency medical supplies on hand in case you or your family needs them? A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. It's a good idea to keep at least one first-aid kit in your home and one in your car.

You can buy first-aid kits or assemble your own. You may want to tailor your kit based on your activities and needs. Check your first-aid kits regularly to be sure the flashlight batteries work and replace supplies that have expired or have been used.

Here's a helpful list of first-aid items to keep at home and on the road.