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  • Hospitals and Pharmacies Open During the New Year’s Holiday

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    During the New Year’s holiday (Feb. 2-6, 2019), Seoul will install emergency treatment centers, designate and operate emergency and on-call medical treatment centers as well as holiday pharmacies for use of nearby hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies by citizens.

    The emergency rooms of 67 emergency medical treatment centers and general hospitals will be open 24 hours as usual, and on-call medical treatment centers should be visited after confirming their open hours. A total of 67 emergency medical treatment centers will be open, which include ▲31 local emergency centers including Seoul Medical Center, ▲17 local emergency medical treatment centers including Seoul Dongbu Hospital, and ▲19 hospital emergency rooms including Seoul Seonam Hospital. A total of 2,993 hospitals and clinics other than emergency medical treatment centers will provide medical treatment services for primary treatment of patients during the holiday period. The selected 3,312 pharmacies near on-call medical treatment centers will be open during the holiday for citizen convenience.

    Information on hospitals and clinics open in each neighborhood during the holiday period can easily be found via phone call, the Internet, and the smartphone app. Locations can also be found through the 119 Emergency Situation Control Center, Seoul and autonomous districts, and the National Emergency Medical Center websites.

    Digestives, antipyretics, cold medicine and four types of medication (13 items) can be easily purchased at 7,122 convenience stores and stores that sell safe household medicine. Citizens can call 119 (Emergency Situation Control Center), 120 (Dasan Call Center) or the smartphone app ‘Emergency Medical Treatment Information (e-gen)’ for more information.

    Seoul Situation Room Operations During New Year’s Holiday

    Call 120 or 119 for information on emergency and on-call medical treatment centers, pharmacies and first aid guide during the New Year’s holiday period

    Seoul and the autonomous districts will operate emergency treatment centers during the New Year’s holiday period to alleviate citizen inconvenience and offer information on open hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies.

    • Holiday period: Feb. 2-6, 2019 (5 days)
    • Contact information for emergency treatment centers open during New Year’s holiday
    Seoul Situation Room Operations During New Year’s Holiday
    Seoul (day)
    2133-7538
    (night)
    2133-0001/3
    Jungnang-gu 2094-0902 Mapo-gu 3153-9010 Gwanak-gu 879-7204
    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 Situation Control Center Just dial 119
    Dongdaemun-gu 2127-5454 Seodaemun-gu 330-1843 Dongjak-gu 820-1616 Dasan Call Center Just dial 120