First Aid Kits

First Aid Kit Guide

A comprehensive first aid kit guide for preppers, both new and experienced.

This is a dynamic guide curated by all of our authors. TruePrepper First Aid Kit Guide is constantly being updated with up to date and accurate information, so please check back frequently for updates.


First Aid Kits are a cornerstone of preparedness. Keeping you and yours healthy and intact is a great start to responding to any situation when SHTF. First aid kits can be the basic store-bought variety or a comprehensive kit that you are fully trained how to use.

While training and practice is key to all the kits, it is especially important with this kit because some of the more involved tools can be dangerous when used improperly. An untrained prepper with an involved first aid kit is just an illusion of safety and security.

The Basic First Aid Kit

Our basic first aid checklist meant for home use. A smaller kit would be better when included in bug out bags, car kits, or get home bags. Start with the foundation level if you are starting from scratch, and add modules based on your local threats.

The First Aid Foundation

These should be the cornerstone of your kit and included in any first aid kit:

First Aid Trauma Module

These should only be used by trained professionals. In the wrong hands, most of this gear can cause more harm than good. In the right hands, this module can be the difference between life and death:

Animal First Aid Module

Dental First Aid Module

Additional Specialized Kits

A first aid kit is a common specialized kit that can help you every day or in an emergency. Here are some other common specialized kits:

First Aid Kit Guide