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  • What to do when an emergency occurs?​

 

For emergency situations, call 119 first. The 119 rescue team will react quickly to the caller`s needs such as sending an ambulance and taking the patient to the nearest hospital. The 119 ambulance is free of charge.

 

And when a foreigner calls 119, the staff connects the call with a translator of the Korea National Tourism Organization. Through a three way call with the translator and the staff, the foreigner caller can effectively get a respond to his/her needs.

 

When using a mobile phone,press 119 without an area code. But when you call 119 using a public phone, first press the red color emergency button and after that call 119. The 119 service is available 24 hours and it automatically identify the caller`s location.

 

 

 When to call 119?​

 

 

  •  Loss of consciousness
  •  Severe difficulty breathing, especially that does not improve with rest
  •  Feeling pain on your chest
  •  Heavy bleeding
  •  Vomiting blood
  •  Difficulty on speaking, numbness

 

For more detailed information, you can visit the following website, (The websote is in Korean)

Also you can report emergencies online 24 hours a day by completing an application form in either Korean or English.

 

www.119.go.kr

 

 

 General Hospitals with international clinics in Seoul​

 

 

 

 Yeouido St. Mary Hospital​

   - Tel : 02-3779-2212 / 02 - 2258 - 2003/2005 (Emergency)​

   - Address : 62 Yeouido-dong,Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul International Health Care Center

   - Language : English

   - Hours : Mon ~ Fri 8:00 - 17:00

   - Website : http://www.cmcsungmo.or.kr/global/eng/front

 

 Seoul National University Hospital​

   - Tel : 02-2072-0505,2890 (International Health Care Center)

   - Emergency : 02-2072-2473~7, 010-8831-2890, 02-1339            

   - Address : 101 Daehangno, Jongno-gu, Seoul

   - Language : English,Japanese,Chinese,Mongolian,Russia,Spanish,Arabic

   - Hours : 9:00 am -6:00 pm (Weekdays) / 9:00 am - 11:30 am(Saturday)

   - Website : www.snuh.org

 

 Sinchon Severance Hospital Yonsei University International Health Center

   - Tel : 02-2228-5800,5810

   - Address : 50-1, Yonsei -ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

   - Languages : English, Russian, Arabic, Japanese

   - Hours: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm (Weekdays) / 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (Saturday)

   - Website : http://www.yuhs.or.kr/en/

 

 Asan Medical Center

   - Tel : 02-3010-5001, 7453

   - Address : 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul International Medical Clinic

   - Languages : English, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Mongolian

   - Hours : 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (Weekdays) / 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Saturdays)

   - Website : http://www.amc.seoul.kr

                     http://eng.amc.seoul.kr/asan/lang/eng/main.do (English)

 

 

 Samsung Medical Center

   - 전화번호 : 02-3410-0200, 0226

                      02-3410-0203 (Billing and Insurance)

                      02-2148-7549 (Russian)

                      02-3410-1276 (Mongolian)

                      02-3410-6632 (Arabic)

                      02-3410-0409 (Chinese)

                      02-3410-1076 (Japanese)

   - Address : 81 Ilwon-ro, Gangnam-g, Seoul

   - Language : English,Japanese, Russian, Mongolian, Arabic

   - Hours : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Weekdays)

   - Website : http://www.samsunghospital.com/gb/language/english/main/index.do

 

 

 Soonchunhyang University Hospital

   - Tel : 02-709-9158/9058 (International Medical Clinic) / Emergency : 02-709-9117~9119

   - Address : 59,Daesagwan-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

   - Languages : English, Japanese, Chinese , Spanish

   - Hours : 9:00 am - 5 pm (Weekdays) / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Saturdays)

   - Website : http://international.schmc.ac.kr/seoul/eng/index.jsp (English)

    

 Gangnam Severance Hospital Yonsei University International Health Care Center

   - Tel : 02-2019-3600

   - Address : 211, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu,Seoul (Dogok-dong)

   - Language : English, Russian

   - Hours : 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (Weekdays)

   - Website : http://gs.iseverance.com/dept_clinic/center/international_health_care_cent/kor_eng/

 

 

 Hanyang University Medical Center

   - Tel : 02-2290-9553,9578 (International Medical Clinic)

   - Address : 222-1, Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu,Seoul

   - Language : English

   - Hours : 9 am - 5 pm (Weekdays)

   - Website : http://www.hyumc.com/english/

 

 Kyunghee University Medical Center

   - Tel : 02-958-9644/9477

   - Address : 23, Kyung Hee Dae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul

   - Languages : English, Chinese, Russian, Japanese

   - Hours : 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Weekdays) / 8:30 am - 11.30 pm (Saturday)

   - Website : http://www.khmc.or.kr/eng/

 

 Seoul St. Mary Hospital

   - Tel : 02-2258-5745~6

   - Address : 222, Banpo-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

   - Languages : English, Russian, Japanese

   - Hours : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Weekdays)

   - Website : http://www.cmcseoul.or.kr/global/eng/front

 

 Chun-ang University Hospital

   - Tel : 02-6299-1140

   - Address : 224-1, Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

   - Languages : English, Chinese, Mongolian, Russian

   - Hours : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Weekdays) / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Saturday)

   - Website : www.caumc.or.kr

 

 Konkuk University Hospital

   - International Medical Clinic Tel : 02-2030-8361

   - Address :120-1,Neundong-ro, Gwangjin-gu,Seoul (Hwayand-dong)

   - Languages : English, Japanese, Russian , Japanese

   - Hours : 9:00 am - 4:40 pm (Weekdays) / 9:00 am - 11:30 pm (Saturday)

   - Website : http://www.kuh.ac.kr/english

 

 

 For other informations about emergency situations :​

 

 

 For more detailed information on different safety guidelines, please go to safekorea.go.kr (Ministry of Public Safety and Security) or safecity.seoul.go.kr (Seoul Metropolitan City) (in Korean).

 

 It is possible to check the different kinds of emergency shelters located in Seoul in safecity.seoul.go.kr

 

 Useful mobile applications :

   ○ An-jeon-di-dim-dol (안전디딤돌) (in Korean) – This application is provided by the Ministry of Public

                                                                              Safety and Security and it contains detailed safety

                                                                              guidelines, and provides a search feature for the

                                                                              locations of emergency shelters, medical centers,

                                                                              police stations etc. One may also use the application

                                                                              to report of different accidents.accidents.

 

 

     - Google Play :  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kr.go.nema.disasteralert_new&hl=ko

     - App Store    :  https://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/anjeondidimdol/id475638064?mt=8

 

 

   ○ Emergency Ready (in English) – To find more information in English, one is advised to use the mobile

                                                         application called Emergency Ready, which provides detailed safety

                                                         guidelines and a search feature for the locations of emergency

                                                         shelters, medical centers, police stations, and embassies. One may

                                                         also use the application to call 119.

 

 

     - Google Play :  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kr.go.nema.disasteralert_eng&hl=ko

     - App Store    :  https://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/emergencyreadyapp/id826120919?mt=8

 

 

 

<Source: Ministry of Public Safety and Security>