The Role of HMIS and COVID-19

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ICA’s Response to COVID-19 As mentioned in our March 13th News Alert, ICA Minnesota staff are working 100% remotely. We are compelled to do our part in this public health emergency to reduce community impact.  Over the last week, we’ve upended normal goings on to ensure we can help folks in Minnesota use HMIS as one part  … Read more

PIT Data Review and Corrections

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By now, all HMIS-participating ES and TH agencies have received that tailored email from your Regional System Administrator (RSA) with data corrections for the night of PIT. What’s Next? ICA will review corrections and overall data quality.  If you receive an additional email with targeted corrections, please prioritize these fixes! The last possible date to  … Read more

ART Time Zone Change

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Related to the move of ART’s servers, Wellsky has changed the time zone in which the Last Warehouse Build appears. The Last Warehouse Build, until further notice, will appear in Mountain Standard Time. This change does not affect how time appears otherwise in the ART module or in reports. To understand when the last build  … Read more

In Case You Missed It: The HMIS Governing Board wants your input on stakeholder communications

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In response to feedback received at the HMIS Annual Meeting in October, the HMIS Governing Board would like your input about stakeholder communications. The Governing Board wants to ensure that they are keeping stakeholders informed about important topics related to the operations and management of Minnesota’s HMIS, and that they are communicating this information effectively.  … Read more

ICA Staff Operations Update – Doing Our Part to Flatten the Curve

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, starting Monday, March 16th, 2020, ICA Minnesota staff are working 100% remotely.  What this means HMIS business as usual, just remotely. User groups, trainings, and regular in-person meeting participation will all be structured as video/phone calls. ICA staff will work from their homes and will not travel for any work-related  … Read more

Scheduled ART Downtime March 6 – 9

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ART will be down this weekend for an important move of its servers. The data center that supports ART is migrating to a new location. WellSky said this move will improve stability and allow for access to newer technologies.   When are they moving? ART’s servers will move this weekend, beginning Friday, March 6.   Will there  … Read more