Choose a decently sized container. It needs to be large enough to store all of the materials, but it should also be lightweight and portable. Your kit should also be waterproof, but this can be accomplished by sealing all of your supplies in Ziploc bags.

Separate your first aid kit into two sections. One section should include all of your basic medical supplies, such as bandages and ointments, while the second compartment should include important medications.

  • Adhesive dressings of various size
  • Band-Aids of various size
  • Gauze pads
  • Adhesive tape
  • Sterile dressings
  • Roller bandages
  • Triangular bandages
  • Important medication (daily meds)
  • Sanitizing liquid (examples: hydrogen peroxide, vinegar, hand sanitizer)
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Bee sting kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Sterile saline
  • Small scissors
  • Cotton balls of various sizes
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers
  • Sewing needle
  • Non-latex gloves
  • CPR breathing mask
  • Burn ointment
  • Eye Wash Kit
  • Non-prescription drugs (Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever, Anti-diarrhea medication, Antacid, Laxative)
  • Safety pins
  • Elastic wrap
  • Snake Bite Kit
  • Butterfly bandages
  • First-aid instructions
  • Cold Pack

If you have any questions about a Bug Out Bag please feel free to contact me.