All Press Releases for June 18, 2020

Rapid Trace Engaging COVID-19 Pandemic From Saint Petersburg, Florida

New Tampa Bay Contact Tracing Company Debuts

Tracing Contacts, Saving Lives

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL, June 18, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rapid-Trace is a newly established contact tracing company dedicated to tracing and contacting individuals who have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19. At a time of historic demand for capable, empathetic, and trained individuals to reach out to citizens with the goal of stemming new infections, Rapid-Trace has stepped up.

Recognizing the need for what has been called "an army of contact tracers," Richard S. Rodriguez, President of Rapid-Trace, has gathered a group of professionals with health care and military leadership experience. Resident medical educators, community health professionals, community outreach, public safety, and emergency management professionals, all work together to ensure an empathic, reliable, and timely response for contract tracing needs within the state of Florida.

The vast experience of the team has equipped each member with the ability to adapt and respond swiftly to the changing and unpredictable circumstances presented by COVID-19.

Our data management tools and technology are sensitive to cybersecurity and privacy. Rapid- Trace practices conform to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. We understand the importance of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the need for patient confidentiality.

Rapid-Trace teams are skilled interviewers and recognize the need for sensitivity when engaging with individuals.

"Today as a country we are challenged by the demand requirements for contact tracing, Rapid- Trace will seek to do its part in meeting that challenge with a capable, empathetic and flexible team of contact tracers" said Rodriguez, "the company's mission is to help mitigate the COVID- 19 Pandemic whenever and wherever the need presents itself."

Rapid-Trace provides services for government, businesses, and academic institutions.

Rapid-Trace hires locally, and operates in conjunction with local public health agencies.

Rapid-Trace is actively recruiting contact tracers, health care coordinators, and investigators.

For more information about Rapid Trace and its mission, please visit us at or email

Rapid-Trace is stepping up to stop the spread of COVID-19.


Rapid-Trace is a contact tracing company dedicated to tracing and contacting individuals who have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19. With a highly trained staff and experienced management team, Rapid-Trace is uniquely qualified to quickly and systematically alert contacts of possible exposure and provide them with the support and resources they need. Rapid-Trace hires locally to supply a trained team of "disease detectives" who operate in conjunction with public health agencies. The end goal is to stop the transmission of COVID-19.

Rapid-Trace was created recently, when the founders believed their health and military experience could be put to use fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. We're well-prepared to adapt and respond swiftly to changing, unpredictable circumstances such as those presented by COVID-19.

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