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Infant & Child Vaccination (Regular vaccination - Free vaccination)
Infant & Child Vaccination (Regular vaccination - Free vaccination)
Type Subject Period Materials to be prepared
BCG(Tubercle) Within 4 weeks of birth Thursday 09:00a.m. ~ 11:30a.m. - Mother-Child health pocketbook
- Medicalinsurance card
Hepatitis B At 0, 1, 6 months ※ A person without an antibody is required to reexamine 6 months after the antibody test.
Japanese encephalitis(inactivated vaccine) At 0, 1, 6 months All year round
※ Inactivated and live vaccines are available at the community health center (For live vaccines from 10 February, fees are supported in case of being vaccinated at a hospital)
Encephalomeningitis(HIV) At 2~4, 6, 12~15 months All year round
Infant Pneumococcal Vaccine At 2~4, 6, 12~15 months additional vaccination All year round
Elderly Pneumococcal Vaccine 65 years old or older seniors(Available for residents from other regions) All year round
  • You must bring Medical insurance (care) card and a copy of the resident registration or vaccination pocketbook to identify the resident registration number of a child.
  • Yongsan-gu fully supports free vaccination for the National Immunization Program for a child under 12 years old at the designated medical institutions.
Other Vaccination
Other Vaccination
Type Period Subject Charge
Hepatitis A All year round 12~36 months
<Free vaccination recipient>
- A beneficiary of a basic standard of living, facility admitted, North Korean defector,multicultural family, medical expense support subject, nutrition plus program subject, single-parent family, near poverty 120%
- A handicapped child and a disabled child
- Twins, 3 or more children
- International Refugee
- Others that the head of a health center approves
Free
- Required: Document proving a subject is eligible for free vaccination (a copy of the resident registration, a certificate of persons with disabilities, a certificate a beneficiary of a basic standard of living, a certificate of alien registration, etc.)
※ No vaccination charge
Hepatitis B All year round - Infants
- Unvaccinated child 
- person without antibody
With fee
- Under 10 years old: KRW 1,750
- Over 11 years old: KRW 3,400
※ Free for a beneficiary residing in Yongsan-gu
(A beneficiary of a basic standard of living, men of national merit)
Typhoid All year round - A person in close contact with a Typhoid carrier (family, etc.)
- A person travelling to Typhoid endemic area (Southeast Asia, India, Middle East, Latin America, Africa)
- A worker at a laboratory dealing with a typhoid bacillus
Free
(Yongsan-gu residents and workers in the district)
※ Restrict residents from other regions
NePhrotic syndromehemorrhagic fevers
(Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome)
All year round A person with a high chance of getting exposed to the Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome virus including a soldier, farmer, hiker, angler, etc. Free
(Yongsan-gu residents and workers in the district)
※ Restrict residents from other regions
Flu(Influenza) In October - 65 years old or older seniors
- 5 years old and older recipient of national basic livelihood guarantees
- 5 years old and older class 1~3 disability registered subjects
- 5 years old and older person of national merit
Free
(Yongsan-gu residents and workers in the district)
※ Restrict residents from other regions
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine: Free vaccination for Yongsan-gu residents at the age of 65 or older (All year round) Vaccination fees may vary according to the unit prices of vaccines.
  • Inquiry: Yongsan-gu Community Health Center Vaccination Department (2199-8063)
Cautions Before/After Vaccination
Cautions before Vaccination
  • It is best for a child to be accompanied by a parent who knows child’s medical history.
  • Please check body temperature at home and bring Mother-Child health pocketbook.
  • It is recommended to bath infants one day prior to the vaccination visit and to dress them with clean clothes.
  • It is recommended not to bring other who will not be vaccinated child along.
  • It is recommended to be vaccinated in weekdays during morning.
Cautions After vaccination
  • It is recommended to observe the condition for 20~30 minutes after vaccination before leaving the hospital.
  • Intensive observation for at least 3 hours is necessary when returned home.
  • Please refrain from any intensive exercise on the day of vaccination and the day after.
  • It is recommended not to take a bath on the day of vaccination.
  • Please keep the area of vaccination clean.
  • Close observation is needed for at least 3 days after vaccination. Please contact a doctor immediately in case of a high fever, seizure, etc.
  • A child should be guided to sleep with supine position
General Contraindications of Vaccination
  • Suffering from acute febrile disease (Nonfebrile mild common cold is not contraindicated)
  • In acute or active phase of cardiovascular disease or renal disease
  • Hypersensitivity history to egg, chicken
  • Seizure-developed history within 1year
  • Please allow at least 2 months to monitor the condition if suffered from Measles, Mumps, or Chicken pox before vaccinated.
  • Please allow at least 1 month to monitor the condition if vaccinated for Measles, Mumps, or Chicken pox before vaccinated.
  • Undergoing immune suppressant control treatment (Steroid or radiation)
  • Having taken Gamma globulin, serum injection or had transfusion within 3 months prior to vaccination