# 6. Prep a First-aid Kit
Whether you’re on the road or hanging around the house, make sure you have a well-stocked first-aid kit with in reach. The contents should include bandages, aspirin, a cold compress, vinyl gloves, tweezers, and other necessities. Make sure your cellphone is charged and ready, in case you need to call 911 or summon other help. To pack a first-aid kit that will keep you ready for anything, check out Prevention’s first-aid guide.