Give Some Thought to That Home First Aid Kit – Might Come in Handy As We Stay at Home

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First Aid Kits

Most paddlers probably have a first aid kit in their car, or maybe they carry one on their board or boat. But in this time of Codvid-19 and working out at home, it is time to re-think where that kit is and making sure it is stocked up. Paddle Monster’s Lisa Schell talks about a few of her must haves in her first aid kit. This is not a how-to video – right now might be a good time to check out an on-line first aid class  if you haven’t taken one or it’s been a while. It’s also a fantastic idea to take a wilderness first aid course when we get the all-clear.

One thing: ALWAYS have at least one pair of exam gloves in your first aid kit!!!

(Note: this is NOT a comprehensive list- check this out for more ideas on building a paddle first aid kit.)

 

Lisa
Lisa is managing editor of PaddleMonster.com and is an avid paddler of all the things - including sup, SurfSki, outrigger canoe and prone, though she especially enjoys paddle surfing and downwinding. She is a former journalist with more than 30 years experience in print and broadcast journalism and in government communications. She is a six-time Chattajack finisher, racing both sup and OC2. When not paddling, she is an outdoor instructor.

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