24 Hospitals Affected by MERS

The central government has announced the list of the 24 hospitals affected by MERS ~ patients were treated at or visited these hospitals. The list includes hospitals in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, Daejeon, Chungnam-do and Jeonbuk-do. I’m posting the names of the hospitals in English with the dates when patients were admitted or visited the hospital. The Korean list includes the number of patients with confirmed MERS patients. It also includes the hospitals or clinics visited by possible MERS patients.

As of June 7th, a total of 64 people have been confirmed with the virus. Five of them already passed away.

Seoul:
Gangnam-gu – Samsung Seoul Hospital (Emergency) – May 17, 20, 27-31
Songpa-gu – Seoul Asan Hospital (Emergency) – May 26
Yeongdeungpo-gu – Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital (Emergency) – May 27
Gangdong-gu – 365 Seoul Open (Yeollin) Clinic – May 17
Seongdong-gu – St. Mary’s Family Medical Center (Outpatient) – June 2, 4
Jung-gu – Hanaro Clinic – June 2
Jung-gu – Yoon Chang Ok Clinic – June 4

Gyeonggi-do
Pyeongtaek – Pyeongtaek St. Mary’s Hospital – May 15-29
Pyeongtaek – Pyeongtaek Good Morning Hospital – May 22~June 1
Pyeongtaek – Pyeongtaek Blue (Pureun) Clinic – May 23
Pyeongtaek – 365 Allied (Yeonhap) Clinic – May 24, May 31
Pyeongtaek – Good Samaritan Bag Ae Hospital – May 31
Pyeongtaek – Yonsei Herb Family Medicine Hospital – May 29
Hwaseong – Hallym University Medical Center – May 25~June 1
Suwon – Catholic St. Vincent Hospital (Emergency) – May 27
Bucheon – Medihols Clinic (Outpatient) – June 1, 3
Bucheon – Catholic University St. Mary’s Hospital (Outpatient) – May 22, 25
Osan – Osan Korean Hospital (Outpatient) – May 22, 25

Chungnam:
Cheonan – Dankook University Hospital – June 1~2
Boryeong – 365 Allied Clinic (Outpatient) – May 26
Asan – Asan Seoul Clinic (Outpatient) – May 12, 14, 15

Daejeon:
Seo-gu – Dae Cheong Hospital – May 22~30
Seo-gu – Konyang University Hospital (Emergency, 10th floor) – May 28-30

Jeollabuk-do:
Sunchang – Choi Seon Yeong Internal Medical Clinic (Outpatient) – June 4

List of the 24 hospitals
List of the 24 hospitals

In case you visited any of the hospitals mentioned above and you may be experiencing some symptoms including fever, cough and shortness of breath, call the government designated MERS hotline – Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

Call this number ~
Call this number ~

Again, let’s all take the following precautions:

~ wash hands frequently with soap and water
~ don’t touch your face
~ use tissue when sneezing or coughing and throw right away
~ eat lots of veggies and fruits, exercise and get enough sleep
~ don’t panic! ~ not good for your mental health 😀

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