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For emergencies, call 911 or 936.294.1000 and wait for instruction. Need an AED?

A first aid kit is a dorm room essential. We recommend creating your own kit rather than purchasing a pre-made to save money, get your preferred brands, and don't miss anything.

Essentials

  • Medium-size plastic tote
  • Acetaminophen – fever/pain
  • Ibuprofen-fever/pain/inflammation
  • Cough drops
  • Instant ice packs
  • Ice bag/reusable ice packs
  • Oral thermometer
  • Band aids
  • Bacitracin or Neosporin
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Antifungal cream and powder
  • Rolled gauze
  • Sterile gauze pads 2×2 and 4×4
  • Elastic bandages
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • 70% rubbing alcohol
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Chap stick or lip balm
  • Vaseline
  • Tiger Balm
  • Artificial tear drop
  • Sunscreen
  • Wound wash saline
  • Surgical tape
  • Bug repellent
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Afterbite
  • Anbesol
  • Styptic pencil for shaving nicks
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail file

Cough and Cold Remedies

  • Saline nasal spray
  • Pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine (Sudafed)
  • Cough syrup
  • Guaifenesin (Mucinex, Robitussin)
  • Bactine
  • Vick’s vaporub
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Dramamine) or cetirizine (Zyrtec) or loratadine (Claritin, Alavert)

Stomach Ailments

  • Tums or Maalox
  • Immodium
  • Gas-X

Reproductive Health

  • Condoms
  • Plan B
  • Monistat
  • Uristat - urinary tract infections

Don't forget to include a copy of your health insurance card and immunization records in a ziploc bag, in case of an emergency.

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