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What health items should you pack?

Be sure to bring the necessary items for your trip, as medical supplies and services may not be the same as those available in Canada.

Medication:

  • ✓ Prescription medications
  • ✓ Over-the-counter medications normally used at home
  • ✓ Antacids
  • ✓ Allergy medication
  • ✓ Pain and fever relief
  • ✓ Anti-diarrhea medication
  • ✓ Anti-motion sickness medication
  • ✓ Antibacterial and antifungal spray/cream
  • ✓ Hydrocortisone cream
  • ✓ Cough suppressants
  • ✓ Laxatives

Basic First Aid Items:

  • ✓ Adhesive bandages
  • ✓ Adhesive tape
  • ✓ Antiseptic wound cleanser
  • ✓ Blister bandages or moleskin
  • ✓ Disposable latex or vinyl gloves
  • ✓ Gauze
  • ✓ Support bandages
  • ✓ Electrolyte/oral rehydration sachets
  • ✓ Tweezers
  • ✓ Cough suppressants
  • ✓ Safety pins and scissors

Basic First Aid Items:

  • ✓ Sunscreen
  • ✓ Insect repellent
  • ✓ Aloe vera gel
  • ✓ Alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • ✓ Saline eye drops
  • ✓ Extra pair of glasses or contact lenses
  • ✓ Condoms
  • ✓ Ear plugs
  • ✓ Thermometer