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