119 Archives | Be Korea-savvy
National Fire Agency Promotes 119 Safety Call Service

National Fire Agency Promotes 119 Safety Call Service

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s National Fire Agency has asked all emergency patients to join the 119 Safety Call Service. 119 Safety Call is a database of personal information, medical history, medication, and guardian contact information. Users can add their information to the system by accessing the 119 Safety Call website (http://119.go.kr). [...]

Fact Check: Are South Korean Ambulances Subject to Traffic Laws?

Fact Check: Are South Korean Ambulances Subject to Traffic Laws?

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The story of an ambulance driver facing prosecution after a car accident last week caused uproar in South Korea. The private ambulance carrying a two-month-old infant ran a red light, according to police, before colliding with an SUV while traveling from one hospital in North Chungcheong Province to another in [...]