Why do I need to provide the Patient Roster information?

Why do I need to provide the Patient Roster information?

o SHIELD Illinois needs this information to create patient records in our EMR software PnC. Once records are created, patients may test.Why do I need to provide student emails?
o IDPH requires demographic and contact information to assist with contact tracing. 

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    • What fields are required in the Patient Roster?

      o Last Name o First name o Middle name (optional) o DOB o Sex o EmployeeNumber o WorkEmailAddress o MobilePhone o Isstudent o Isemployee o Isconsented o School o LocalAddress1 o Localcity o Localstate o LocalZipcode o Ethnicity o Race
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    • Has SHIELD Illinois received my patient or user access roster?

      If the roster or user access roster was uploaded according to the instructions provided in your onboarding documentation, it has been received. It can take 7-10 days for rosters to be verified and processed into PnC. If this is your first roster, ...