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Where should I keep my first aid kit?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

First aid kits should be put in a spot that is easy to find in an emergency, but still out of reach of young children. In addition, you should have more than one first aid kit - one for the home and one for each vehicle you own. You may consider a small travel-size first aid kit for trips to the park or pool, or creating a special first aid kit for traveling. For example, if you're going camping, you might put extra sunscreen, burn ointment, bug repellent, and bite lotion in the kit.

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