First aids

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FIRST AID
Is the quick and correct help given when anyone gets sick or hurt.
Basic First Aid skills are to be used until medical help arrives.

MINOR BURNS
Run minor burns under cold waterimmediately after they happen. It will help take away the pain.
If the burn covers a large area and has blisters, call for help.
If your clothes or someone else’s cloths catch on fire, DON'T RUN!
Stop,Drop, and Roll until the flames go out, call 9-1-1.
ALWAYS STAY CALM!

MINOR CUTS
Wash out minor cuts with soap and water, then cover with a bandage.
If you have a deep cut, cover it with a cleancloth.
Press down on the cut and keep the pressure steady until the bleeding stops.
If it doesn't stop, call 9-1-1
ALWAYS STAY CALM!

NOSEBLEED
If you get a nosebleed, sit down and leanforward to keep the blood from going down your throat.
Take a handkerchief or a clean cloth and place it over the bridge of your nose.
Squeeze firmly on both sides of the soft portion of your nose for 10minutes.
Keep the pressure steady.
If the bleeding doesn't stop, call 9-1-1.
ALWAYS STAY CALM!

HIT HEAD AND UNCONSCIOUS
If someone is hit on the head and is unconscious, call 9-1-1.
NEVERMOVE THE HEAD OR NECK, stay CALM!
Wait for emergency help to arrive.
Do not leave the person alone
And don't allow someone to move them until help arrives
ALWAYS STAY CALM!

POISON
If you, or abrother or sister swallow something poisonous
Call the local Poison Control Center immediately
And call 9-1-1.
Have as much information as you can about what was taken, how much, when, etc.
DoNot eat or drink anything
Wait until help arrives.
ALWAYS STAY CALM!

INSECT STINGS
If an insect stings you and the stinger remains, never squeeze it out.
Scrape it off with your fingernail.After the stinger is removed, wash the area with soap and water.
Then apply an ice pack or cold cloth.
If you start having trouble breathing, or if you know you are allergic to that insect, call...
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