The day before, Yunhe County was entitled by Chinese Villages of Longevity Green Industry Development Association as "Model City of Chinese Villages of Longevity with Health Services" and became the only city who was entitled this year.
Yunhe County began preparing and applying since May this year, and officially applied in July. After the procedure that experts of evaluating the village of longevity evaluated and investigated six indicators in Yunhe such as the health of people, the natural environment, special product for healthy service, as well as asking for the advice from the chairmen, Yunhe finally applied successfully for the title.
With great ecological environment, Yunhe county owns natural and cultural resources with unique characteristics. The percentage of the forest cover of Yunhe reaches 80.8%; the air quality rate reaches 97.6%, achieving the standard of ‘very fresh’; the quality of the 38.7 km2 water area in Yunhe has maintained a record above the second level of national water standard for many years; and the comprehensive environment quality was ranked number 10 in the nation. The great ecology has cultivated the nourishing environment of Yunhe at present. In 2016, the average life expectancy of the county reached 79.9, ranking the first in Lishui; and its relevant longevity indexes were high above the international standards of ‘Global Hometown of Longevity’, demonstrating itself as a typical breeding, cultivating, nurturing, and nourishing place of interest.
During recent years, Yunhe has centered around the goal of the health of the entire people, and has positively carried out the construction of ‘Healthy Yunhe’. With complete equipment of sports, fitness, leisure, health examination and competition, etc., it has been improving and promoting the health service items and functions. To promote the activity of ‘the healthy lifestyle of all’, up till now, it has successfully constructed ‘National Sanitary County’, ‘National Eco-Friendly Area’, ‘Provincial Ecological County’, ‘Provincial Forest City’, ‘Provincial Distinct Physical Education County’ and ‘Provincial Demonstration Plot of Comprehensive Prevention and Cure of Chronic Diseases’, etc. (Yunhe County Government Office)