First Aid Items & Resources

Suggested Medications


  • Acetaminophen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Aspirin
  • Activated charcoal
  • Syrup of Ipecac
    (use only as directed by Poison Control / Physician)
  • First aid cream / spray
  • Calamine lotion / Hydrocortisone ointment
  • Topical antiseptic / antibiotics (Neosporin)
  • Diphenhbydramine (Benadryl)
  • Sugar packets (for diabetic feactions)
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Ammonia inhalants
  • Alcohol prep pads

Suggested Supplies


  • Disposable vinyl gloves
  • Antibacterial soap
  • One-inch medical adhesive tape
  • Adhesive bandage strips
  • Zipper-type plastic bags
  • Thermometer
  • Petroleum jelly
  • List of emergency numbers
  • Kling conforming wrap
  • Waste bag for contaminated
    items
  • Cotton tip safety swabs
  • Tongue blades
  • Tissues
  • Tweezers
  • Sterile gauze
  • Cotton balls
  • First aid manual
  • Elastic ace wraps
  • Bottled water
  • Instant cold packs
  • Blankets
  • Washcloths
  • Sling / triangular bandages
  • Safety pins
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • CPR microshield, face mask, or
    other mouth to mouth barrier for CPR
  • Paper and pen

Suggested Training

  • American Red Cross First Aid Training
  • National Safety Council First Aid Training
  • American Heart Association CPR
  • American Red Cross CPR Training
For additional information on first aid items or training please call the Maplewood Fire Department at 646-3666.