In Case of Emergency

First Aid for Burns

If someone is burned, don’t panic. Administer first aid:

  • Cool a burn by holding it under cold running water. Don’t use butter, ointment, or ice.
  • Cover minor burns with a sterile bandage.
  • If burns are severe, wrap patient in a clean sheet and cover with a blanket until trained medical assistance is available. Rush victim to a hospital or call 911.