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Infant & child vaccination

Gangnam Public health Department Infants Immunization Information

When and Where (Closed during lunch hours from Noon to 13:00 / No appointment required)

Item Gangnam-gu Public Health Center
Public Health Branch Office
Where Immunization Center on 1F of Gangnam-gu Public Health Center 1F of Suseo Public Health Branch Office
Hours of Operation Mon ~ Fri 9:00 ~ 18:00 / Saturdays of 2nd and 4th weeks of month 9:00 ~ 13:00 Mon ~ Fri 9:00 ~ 18:00 (Closed on Thursday afternoon)
Phone Inquiries Gangnam-gu Public Health Center Center
02-3423-7223, 7224
Suseo Public Health Branch Office

Free vaccination for infants at public health center

Vaccine Name Time of Vaccination Vaccine Name Time of Vaccination
BCG (Intradermal Injection) BCG (Intradermal Injection) Within 4 weeks of birth Pneumococcus 2, 4, 6months, 12~15months
Hepatitis B 0, 1, 6month(s) MMR 12 months, 4 ~ 6 years
DTaP 2, 4, 6, 15~18 months, 4~6 years Chickenpox 12 months
Polio (IPV) 2, 4, 6 months, 4~6 years Japanese Encephalitis
(Inactivated vaccine)
12 months ~36 months 1st~3rd, 6 years, 12 years
Td/Tdap 11~12 years Japanese Encephalitis
(Activated vaccine)
12 months ~36 months 1st~2nd
Hib (Encephalomeningitis) 2, 4, 6 months, 12~15 months Hepatitis A 12 months ~ 36 months
※ For year 2015: Infants born after January of 2012
Free when nationally designated medical institutions are used (Designated institutions list may be obtained at the vaccination help website

Cautions before and after vaccinations

Before Afte
  • Bring Vaccination Note (Baby Book or Maternal/Child Healthcare Book), baby's Resident Registration Number, and guardian's resident registration number with you.
  • The guardian should be the one who is aware of the health condition of the baby.
  • Please check the temperature of the baby at home and visit the Center when the baby is in normal condition.
  • Please give baby a bath before the day of vaccination. Bring him dressed in clean clothes.
  • If possible, be sure not to bring any other child who would not be inoculated.
  • If possible, vaccination should be done in the morning.
  • After inoculation, stay for 20-30 minutes in the Public Health Center to observe the condition of baby.
  • Continue to observe the baby with care for at least 3 hours at home.
  • Abstain from giving baby a bath on the day of vaccination.
  • Keep the inoculated area clean and don't let the baby scratch it.
  • Observe the baby carefully for three days after vaccination. At the occurrence of high fever or heat convulsion, immediately contact the doctor for treatment.
  • Be sure to put the baby to sleep on his/her back

Infants Vaccination Procedure

01 Prepare Preliminary Diagnosis Table

02 Filing (Computer input)

03 Check temperature and weight

04 Doctor’s diagnosis

05 Inoculation

06 Go home after 30 minutes and observe the condition of the baby