Basic Health Information

Priority items

Having some basic health items at home will make it easier to care for yourself when you don’t feel well. Below is a short list of items we suggest having.

  1. Health insurance card
  2. Thermometer
  3. Tweezers
  4. Band-aids
  5. Anti-itch cream / hydrocortisone
  6. Hot and cold pack
  7. Over-the-counter medications.

Whom To Call In An Emergency

Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222.
Call 9-1-1 for situations that threaten life or property and need immediate attention.

Basic Terminology

Medical terminology can be tricky, learn some basic vocabularies by dragging words to appropriate body parts.