Insight Retreat Center

Ticks & Tick Testing


REMOVING A TICK PROMPTLY is the most important prevention to not being affected by a tick carrying Lyme’s.



Sending it in for testing is not time sensitive.  The tick can be sent a week later without a problem.

To Send A Tick in for testing:

    • Place tick in a plastic bag with a small piece of moist cotton
    • Place in a ziploc bag

Send to:

Santa Clara County Public Lab:   $15.  Fill out online form and send to: 2220 Moorpark Ave, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95128 (P) 408.885.4272 | (F) 408.885.4275