SAFE-T COVID-19 response

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W9LW

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Hearing unusual traffic today on SWMA-8 (Statewide Mutual Aid 8) on project SAFE-T. Frequent references to health departments. I wonder if some agency is temporarily using this talkgroup for operations related to COVID-19. Does anyone know anything about this?
 

c_snyder

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I've been listening to it all morning it's been non stop traffic. I do believe it's related to the current event.
 

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Thanks for the notice! Not hearing much now and will continue to monitor.
Hopefully more tests and PPE.

-cognetic
 

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I heard several 89 and 95 units "delivering articles" at hospitals and health departments. Mostly in northern Indiana, but a few down south, too.
 

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Has anyone caught much on the statewide mutual aid or regional mutual aid channels about the COVID-19 response. I saw above someone had caught some on SW-9 but it seems to be quiet on my scanner.
 

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SW8 was active on Friday 3/20/20 for some sort of delivery detail but that's all I have really caught. I've gotten several hits on ISDH talkgroups but no voice traffic. (10675 H2H North, 10700 Epidemiology) Lots of joins / logins, i'm assuming they're doing functionality checks on radios.
 

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Today, it was 88 units checking in on SWMA-4 as having arrived at destination or made delivery.
 

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This is medical surplus supplies delivered from National Guard to statewide hospitals. Deliveries being made by DOT and ISP units. Have heard this traffic on the SWMA talk groups.

 

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ISP Troopers are using Statewide MA-4 talkgroup 10674 for transportation of testing supplies to hospitals across the state. I have heard Troopers from Lowell Dist 13,Dist 42. Dist 45, and Dist 33 Bloomington Post.
 
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