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  • Discover the hospitals and pharmacies that remain open during the Lunar New Year holidays.

  • SMG 1938

    Seoul will designate and operate ‘Emergency and On-duty Medical Institutions’ and ‘Holiday Guard Pharmacies’ so that citizens can conveniently use nearest hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies during the Lunar New Year holidays (January 24-27).

    67 emergency medical institutions and emergency departments of general hospitals in Seoul will be open 24 hours as usual, and for on-duty medical institutions, opening hours should be checked before use.

    Hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies that will be open during the holiday season in your neighborhood can be easily checked through the Internet, telephone, and the smartphone app. You can also check them on the websites of the 119 Emergency Management Center, City of Seoul, 25 boroughs, and the Central Emergency Medical Center, receive guidance by calling 120 without area code (Dasan call center) or 119(Emergency Management Center), or through the smartphone app ‘Emergency Medical Information(e-gen)’.

    Household medicines (13 items of 4 kinds including digestive medicine, fever remedies and pain killers, cold medicine, and pain relief patches, etc.) can be easily purchased at 7,252 household medicine stores(website of Seoul → household medicine ) including convenience stores.

    Seoul urged citizens to get enough sleep and rest, as physical strength can be reduced due to holiday preparations, long driving, and environmental changes, to consume enough safe water and food to prevent infectious diseases, and to follow personal hygiene and precautions such as washing hands frequently.

    Emergency Medical Institutions that will be open during the Lunar New Year’s holidays

    A total of 67 places (31 emergency medical centers, 18 emergency medical institutions, 18 emergency medical facilities)

    Emergency Medical Institutions that will be open during the Lunar New Year’s holidays
    Boroughs District (5), Local Emergency Medical Centers ( 26 ) Local emergency medical institutions ( 18 ) Hospital emergency centers ( 18 )
    Jongno-gu Gangbuk Samsung Hospital
    Seoul National University Hospital
    2001-1000
    2072-2475
    Seoul Red Cross Hospital
    Seran Hospital
    2002-8888
    737-0181
       
    Jung-gu Seoul Paik Hospital, Inje University      2270-0119     National Medical Center 2260-7414
    Yongsan-gu Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital  709-9117        
    Seongdong-gu Hanyang University Hospital 2290-8284        
    Gwangjin-gu Konkuk University Hospital 2030-5555 Hyemin Hospital 2049-9119    
    Dongdaemun Gate Kyung Hee University Hospital
    Samyook Seoul Hospital
    958-8282
    2210-3566
    Seoul Sacred Heart Hospital
    Seoul Metropolitan Dongbu Hospital
    966-1616
    920-9119
       
    Jungnang-gu Seoul Medical Center 2226-7403 Dongbu First Hospital
    Green Hospital
    490-8880
    490-2112
       
    Seongbuk-gu Korea University Hospital 920-5374        
    Gangbuk-gu         Korea Hospital
    Seoul Hyundae Hospital
    905-9110
    900-9119
    Dobong-gu Hanil Hospital, KEPCO Medical Foundation 901-3000        
    Nowon-gu Sanggye Paik Hospital
    , Inje University
     
    Nowon Eulji Hospital, Eulji University
    950-1100
    970-8282
    Nuclear Hospital 970-2621    
    Eunpyeong-gu Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital , Catholic University 1811-7755 Cheonggu Sacred Heart Hospital 383-0129 Eunpyeong Yonsei Hospital 388-0119
    Seodaemun gate Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine 2227-7777 Dongshin Hospital , Dongshin Medical Foundation 396-9161    
    Mapo-gu         Sinchon Yonsei Hospital 337-7582
    Yangcheon-gu Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital 2650-5911 Hongik Hospital
    Seonam Hospital
    2600-0777
    6300-9119
    Medihill Hospital 2602-2468
    Gangseo-gu Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital 1522-7000 Bumin Hospital 2620-0119 MizMedi Hospital
    Gangseo Yonsei Hospital
    Wurideul Hospital
    2007-1118
    2659-6004
    2660-7057
    Guro-gu Korea University Guro Hospital 2626-1557 Guro Sacred Heart Hospital 2067-1515    
    Geumcheon-gu     Heemyeong Hospital 804-0122    
    Yeongdeungpo Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University
    Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University
    Seongae Hospital, Seongae Medical Foundation
    3779-1188
    829-5119
    840-7115
    Myeongji St. Mary’s Hospital
    Daerim St. Mary’s Hospital
    829-7800
    829-9129
    CM Chungmu Hospital
    Yeongdeungpo Hospital
    Hangang Su Hospital
    Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital
    2678-0001
    2677-5211
    2063-8426
    2639-5555
    Dongjak-gu Seoul Boramae Hospital
    Chung-Ang University Hospital
    870-2119
    6299-1339
           
    Gwanak-gu Hplus Yangji Hospital 070-4665
    -9119
        Love Hospital
    Seoul Bon Hospital
    Gangnam Korea Hospital
    880-0119
    853-9100
    874-7227
    Seocho-gu Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University 2258-2370        
    Gangnam-gu Samsung Seoul Hospital
    Gangnam Severance Hospital
    3410-2060
    2019-3333
        Gangnam Cha Hospital
    Vestian Hospital
    3468-3060
    070-7609-
    9902
    Songpa-gu Seoul Asan Hospital 3010-3333 National Police Hospital 3400-1300    
    Gangdong-gu Gangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Sacred Heart Medical Foundation
    Central Veterans Hospital
    Gangdong Kyung Hee University Hospital
    2224-2358
    2225-1100
    440-8282
         

    Operation of the situation room in Seoul and boroughs during the Lunar New Year’s holidays

    “Call 120, 119 without area code for Information on emergency and on-duty medical institutions, holiday guard pharmacies, and emergency care during the New Year’s holidays.”

    Seoul and its boroughs will operate an emergency medical care situation room during the Lunar New Year’s holidays to provide information on hospitals, clinics and pharmacies that will be open during the holidays.

    ◉ Holiday season: January 24(Fri) – 27(Mon) (4 days), 2020
    ◉ Contact number for Emergency Medical Care Situation Room during the Lunar New Year’s holidays

    Seoul  (Day) 2133-7538
    (Night) 2133-0001 / 3
    Jungnang-gu 2094-0902 Mapo-gu 3153-9010 Gwanak-gu 879-7204, 7117
    Jongno-gu 2148-3519 Seongbuk-gu 2241-5912 Yangcheon-gu 2620-4340 Seocho-gu 2155-8001
    Jung-gu 3396-6315 Gangbuk-gu 901-7607 Gangseo-gu 2600-5944 Gangnam-gu 3423-7199
    Yongsan-gu 2199-6300 Dobong-gu 2091-4612 Guro-gu 860-2558 Songpa-gu 2147-3520
    Seongdong-gu 2286-7023/4 Nowon-gu 2116-4501 Geumcheon-gu 2627-2300 Gangdong-gu 3425-6655
    Gwangjin-gu 450-1993 Eunpyeong-gu 351-8000 Yeongdeungpo 2670-4805 Emergency Management Center 119 without area code
    Dongdaemun Gate 2127-5454 Seodaemun gate 330-1843 Dongjak-gu 820-1616 Dasan call center 120 without area code