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Stocking a First Aid Kit

The following are a recommendation of items that should be available in your first aid kit.

  • Gloves
  • Tape 2"
  • Scissors 7 ½ “
  • Bandaids 1" x 3"
  • Bandaids (4-wing)
  • Telfa Pads / Non-stick gauze
  • 4X3 Sterile Gauze
  • Butterfly Closures
  • Betadine Wipes
  • Alcohol Wipes
  • Neosporin
  • Saline 3ml vial
  • Tissues
  • 4" Ace Wrap
  • 6" Ace Wrap
  • Plastic Bags
  • Shoulder Sling
  • Tweezers
  • CPR Mask
  • Nail clippers
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Emergency Medical cards and contact phone numbers

Consult your primary care physician for more serious injuries that do not respond to basic first aid. As an added resource, the staff at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine is available to diagnose and treat sports-related injuries for youth or adolescent athletes. Services are now available in five locations. To make an appointment, call (614) 355-6000 or request an appointment online.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000