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putting together ER backpack~what should be in it? Vodka?

 
surfcitymom

Asked by surfcitymom at 12:55 PM on Jul. 16, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • This is what the Red Cross recommends

    http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.53fabf6cc033f17a2b1ecfbf43181aa0/?vgnextoid=537b218c37752210VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD&currPage=e507d7aada352210VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD

    This is something I keep meaning to do as well. I plan on writing the expiration date for the foods on a piece of paper that I leave on the top of the kit and then when it gets close to expiring, donating those items and then restocking. My husband has a camp stove and I plan on buying granola bars and canned foods. We rarely eat canned food so that is why I will donate them before they expire rather than just throw them out.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 2:22 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I don;t understand your question? Why would you need Vodka in an Emergency Room backpack--why do you need a backpack at all?!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 12:57 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • maybe some whiskey...and sour mix, it never goes bad :]
    Mortiferouslatt

    Answer by Mortiferouslatt at 1:12 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I would pack a few bottles...lol
    saysha100687

    Answer by saysha100687 at 12:57 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • A good book and a spiked drink is not a bad idea!! :)
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 1:02 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Don't forget the Tonic Water too! I mean it really does repell Mosquitos! LOL!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:03 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • you know, after seeing people with infections in Haiti~a little for the nerves, a little for the wound~just thinking....
    surfcitymom

    Comment by surfcitymom (original poster) at 12:56 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I'm thinking if you need to leave the house with a major emergency~Earthquake? Fire?
    I have baby tylenol for pain, major first aide pack with burn patches and anti bleed patches, light sticks, moon blankets, marker, flash flights, socks......

    I need food ideas....
    surfcitymom

    Comment by surfcitymom (original poster) at 1:05 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

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