Basic First aid supplies are needed for use in the Albergue (Shelter) and at home with the children

For the ALBERGUE (SHELTER)

This first-aid kit should cover several children:

  • Basic First-aid Instructions on heavy cardstock paper
  • One small bar of soap or travel-size bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 2 rolls of 1-inch adhesive tape
  • 12 assorted adhesive bandages
  • 2 elastic bandages, 3 to 6 inches wide
  • 12 3-by-3-inch sterile pads
  • Antiseptic towelettes
  • 2 3-by-4-inch non-adherent sterile dressings
  • 5-by-9-inch trauma pad to stanch bleeding
  • 3 butterfly closure bandages
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • 12 pairs latex gloves
  • CPR breathing barrier device

At Home (for the children to take home)

Gather these materials and keep them in a handy spot in the house:

  • Basic First-aid Instructions on heavy cardstock paper
  • One small bar of soap or travel-size bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 2 2-inch gauze bandages
  • 2 3-inch gauze bandages
  • Roll of 1-inch adhesive tape
  • 12 3-by-3-inch sterile pads
  • 12 assorted adhesive bandages
  • 2 elastic bandages, 3 to 6 inches wide
  • Small scissors
  • Tweezers
  • 8 pairs latex gloves