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Infants and children vaccination (regular vaccination –free vaccination)

※ This enterprise aims to prevent contagious diseases of infants and children with basic vaccination at a proper time so to secure basic health of infants and children.
Vaccination Vaccination period Recommended groups of vaccination
Materials to be prepared
BCG(Tubercle) Within 4 weeks of birth All year round in the morning (Thu) 09:00 ~ 11:30 - Vaccination pocket book
- Medical insurance
DTaP (Pertussis, Diphtheria, Tetanus) At 2, 4, 6 & 18 months
At 4-6 years of age
All year round
Inactivated Polio Vaccine (Infantile paralysis) At 2, 4, 6 months
At 4-6 years of age
All year round
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) At 12~15 months
Ar 4-6 years of age
All year round
Hepatitis B At 0, 1, 6 months  
Chicken pox At 12 months All year round
Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) At 12 years of age All year round
※ Parents must bring medical insurance card, social security registration or vaccination pocket book to identify social security number of a child..
 
Temporary Vaccination (With fee)
Vaccine Age Vaccination Period Cost
Japanese encephalitis All year round - Primary vaccination: 13~24 months after birth
- 2 times vaccination with 1 week interval
- and 1 time vaccination after 12 months thereafter additional vaccination : at the age of 6 and 12
Free
Hepatitis B All year round - Infants
- Unvaccinated child
- person with negative HBV antibody
- With fee
- Under 10 year old: 1,650 KRW
- 11 year old or older: 3,400KRW
Typhoid fever All year round - Workers in food preparation facilities or food sanitary facilities
- Workers in water-supply facilities
- Residents from flooded district or place with outbreak of disease
- A person travelling to typhoid endemic area
※ A person who has not been vaccinated for last 3 years
Free
Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome All year round -Farmers, soldiers, mountain climbers, fisherman and more who are at high risk to be exposed to communicable hemorrhagic fever virus - Free
- General: Free
Influenza Sep. – Nov. - People with lung disease, Cardiac disease, Chronic disease, 65 year old or older seniors, medical staffs and patient families
- 61 yr old or older senior within basic livelihood security benefit
- With fee
- Fee may vary according to annual vaccination standard
- Free
- 65 year old or older senior residents in Yongsan-gu
※ Vaccination cost may vary according to vaccine purchasing price.
※ Inquiry: Vaccination Department (TEL 710-3590)
 
Cautions Before/After Vaccination
Before vaccination
- It is best for a child to be accompanied by a parent who knows child’s medical history.
- Please check body temperature prior to visit and bring vaccination pocket book.
- 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.

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

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