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Hurricane season 2021: What do you put in your first-aid kit?
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Hurricane season 2021: What do you put in your first-aid kit?

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During hurricane season, first-aid kits should be stored in a waterproof container.

During hurricane season, first-aid kits should be stored in a waterproof container. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Stock your first-aid kit with these items and store it in a waterproof container:

• First-aid manual.

• Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes.

• Sterile gauze pads and roller bandages in a variety of sizes.

• Hypoallergenic adhesive tape.

• Scissors and tweezers.

• Needle, for sewing and removing splinters.

• Bars of soap in their own plastic bags or waterproof containers.

• Moist towelettes.

• Antiseptic spray.

• Hydrogen peroxide.

• Rubbing alcohol.

• Iodine.

• Thermometer.

• Petroleum jelly to relieve itching.

• Ointments for burns and cuts.

• Latex gloves.

• Aspirin, acetaminophen and antacid tablets.

• Ointments for babies’ teething

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