One of the great ways to keep track of what was issued and when is to use the “Issue Inventory” button on the desktop form instead of adjusting inventory manually. You can then look at the Issue Queue to see what was issued or run a report to see how much inventory was issued for a particular item or date range.
Spreadsheets only tell you what you have “now”, not what you received, ordered or issued over time. Wondering how much was donated in the past? How many masks were issued last week? These are questions the COVID-19 Supplies Database can answer vs. a spreadsheet.