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First Aid Requirements

Each county extension office should have a First Aid Kit and a pair of rubber gloves on hand. The following First Aid Kit list is provided by the American Red Cross.

  • Sterile adhesive bandages, assorted sizes
  • Safety pins, assorted sizes
  • Scissors
  • 2-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
  • Cleansing agent/soap
  • Tweezers
  • 4-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
  • Latex gloves
  • Needle
  • Hypoallergenic adhesive tape
  • Sunscreen
  • Tongue blades (2)
  • 2-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
  • Triangular bandages (3)
  • Antiseptic
  • 3-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
  • Thermometer
  • Moistened towelettes
  • Anti-diarrhea medication
  • Antacid (for stomach upset)
  • Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever nonprescription drugs
  • Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant laxative
  • Syrup of Ipecac (used to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center)