The flag’s main symbol is a rainbow with four elements. The first section of the rainbow, red, is the color of a heart which represents the healthcare that cook county provides for all. It also symbolizes the love that our county shows for its residents. The second section, yellow, represents the sun which is a symbol for our environment and all the ways that our county is conscious of saving our precious earth. The third section, green, represents the beautiful forest preserves, trails, and parks our area has to offer. The fourth section, blue, is to represent all of the bodies of water, such as Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, which help to make this county so desirable to both reside in and to visit. There are 6 stars for the 6 main geographic regions. The rainbow is to celebrate all of the diversity of the people who live in cook county. This diversity adds so much culture and an interesting flare to all of our communities.