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City Hall managing coronavirus

Since January, cases of illness caused by a novel coronavirus have  been reported coming out of the Chinese city of Wuhan. Major symptoms are fever and respiratory symptoms, including coughing, sore throat and difficulty breathing. Severe cases can lead to pneumonia, renal insufficiency and even death. Those who visited Wuhan within the past 14 days should be on alert for any of these symptoms. Citizens and residents are advised to cover coughs and sneezes with their upper sleeves and wash their hands with soap thoroughly and frequently.


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△ How to prevent infection with a novel coronavirus; symptoms are fever and respiratory symptoms; for protection, wear a mask, cover your coughs, and wash your hands.


If you develop a fever or any respiratory symptoms, call the KCDC at 1339 (Koreans) or 1345 (foreigners). If you have any respiratory symptoms, wear a mask when you go outside or visit a medical clinic or a hospital and wash your hands with running water for at least 30 seconds. When you visit a medical clinic or a hospital, tell your doctor your overseas travel history, including your stopovers, especially if you have visited Wuhan within 14 days of any symptoms.


City Hall has launched a 24-hour emergency response system through new specialized clinics at health and emergency medical centers to manage the virus. It is updating information on the virus on its social media and other outlets. City Hall will also strengthen management of tourists entering the country through Gim-hae International Airport.


Local medical centers operating the new clinics are in the table below. For more information, visit facebook.com/dynamicbusan.


■ Clinics for symptoms of coronavirus

 District 

 Hospital 

 Contact No.

 Seo-gu

 Dong-a University Hospital

 051-240-2400

 Pusan National University Hospital

 051-240-7000

 Dong-gu

 Bongseng Hospital

 051-664-4000

 Busanjin-gu

 Inje University Pusan Paik Hospital

 051-890-6114

 Dongnae-gu

 Daedong Hospital

 051-554-1233

 Nam-gu

 Busan St. Mary's Hospital

 051-933-7114

 Haeundae-gu

 Inje University Haeundae Hospital

 051-797-0100

Gangseo-gu 

 Kabul Noksan Hospital

 051-974-8449

 Yeonje-gu

 Busan Medical Center

 051-607-2033

 Suyeong-gu

 BHS Hanseo Hospital

 051-756-0081

 Good Gangan Hospital

 051-610-9119

 Sasang-gu

 Good Samsun Hospital

 051-322-0900

 Gijang-gun

 Dongnam Inst. of Radiological & Medical Sciences

 051-720-5114