Print Email First Aid Essentials Checklist The 10 most important items to have in your first-aid kit, according to the American Red Cross. Save this checklist! Progress Saved Your progress has been saved **You've changed this checklist.** Remember to save your progress. See Your Saved Checklists | All Checklists done! Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes done! Sterile gauze pads in various sizes and cloth adhesive tape to secure them done! Latex-free disposable gloves, to protect you from bodily fluids or other matter (latex-free material prevents potential allergic reactions) done! Tweezers done! Thermometer (the digital variety is safest) done! Triple-antibiotic ointment (such as Neosporin) done! Antiseptic wipes done! First-aid instructions done! Topical antihistamines and aspirin (or some other type of over-the-counter pain reliever recommended by your doctor) done! A face mask to protect you from germs or bodily fluids when administering CPR Save this checklist! Progress Saved Progress SavedYour progress has been saved**You've changed this checklist.**Remember to save your progress.