Monday, July 9, 2018

Taking a trip this summer? Here is a list of items to pack so you can stay well, remain healthy and enjoy your vacation!

 

Asset 1facebook.com/PPAHelptwitter.com/pparxConnect With PPA:Taking a trip? Add these simple items to your packing list so you can stay well and enjoy your journey!Put Wellness on Your Packing ListSunscreenBlock rays or stay inthe shade.UV Protection SunglassesProtect your eyesfrom bright light.ToothbrushKeep your teethsparkling clean.Sleep maskGet better rest onthe road.Ear plugsBlock noise andstress less.Workout gearStay active onvacation.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatorydrugs (NSAIDs) ofyour choiceHead off aches and pains.Extra empty water bottleHydrate, hydrate,hydrate.Antibiotic creamsDon’t let minorinjuriesget infected.Water shoesKeep your feet safe inthe water.An extra layerWard off chills inunexpected cold.Motion sickness medicine, ifneededRide out bumps inthe road.Vitamins and prescriptionmedicinesRemember anyprescriptions.Travel pillowRest anywherewith ease.Portable carbon monoxide detectorStay safe in unfamiliarlocations.

Take note of carry-on restrictions before flying. Ensure you always have your prescription medicine with you by packing it in your carry-on luggage. This way, you won’t have to go without your medicine if something happens to your checked luggage.

*If you or someone you love needs help paying for medications, please know that there are resources available: The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) helps connect patients who may qualify with patient assistance programs that provide free or nearly free medicines. For more information, visit https://www.pparx.org.