Louisiana Hurricane Watch First Aid


Here are some things to have in your first-aid kit. Keep all items in a waterproof container.

  • First-aid manual
  • Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes
  • A dozen 2-inch and 3-inch sterile gauze pads
  • A dozen 3-inch sterile gauze pads
  • Hypoallergenic adhesive tape
  • Three triangular bandages
  • Three rolls of 2-inch sterile roller bandages
  • Three rolls of 3-inch sterile roller bandages
  • Scissors and tweezers
  • Needle, for sewing and removing splinters
  • Bar of soap in its own plastic bag or waterproof container
  • Packets of moistened towelettes
  • Antiseptic spray
  • Hydrogen peroxide, for cleaning wounds
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Iodine, for purifying water and disinfecting wounds
  • Thermometer
  • Petroleum jelly to relieve itching
  • Ointments for burns and cuts
  • Various sizes of safety pins
  • Latex gloves
  • Aspirin, acetaminophen and antacid tablets