Communication & Media Services

The SAH Communications and Media Services Department helps people connect with each other. Our team of communication professionals facilitates strategic messaging initiatives with stakeholders by melding multi-media with the SAH Corporate Brand expressed through the mandate of Patient and Family Centred Care and our Strategic Plan.

Media Inquires

For all media related inquiries please contact our Communications Team at, PublicAffairs@sah.on.ca, or call (705) 759-3721.

What Do We Do?

  • Publications:
    • Annual Reports, Community News Features,
      Patient Services Directory
  • Media Relations
  • Video and Photography Production
  • Branding and Graphic Design
  • SAH Website Development
  • Social Media
  • Community Engagement
  • Electronic Media:
    • Vital Links Staff Newsletter, Internal Signage, Electronic Signage, and Web Streaming

Who Are We?

Brandy Sharp Young
Manager, Communications & Media Services
Email: sharpyoungb@sah.on.ca

Rose Calibani
Communications & Public Affairs Officer
Email: calibanir@sah.on.ca

Giordan Zin
Communications & Digital Services Coordinator 
Email: zing@sah.on.ca

Sault Area Hospital (SAH) provides assistance to accredited news media and professional journalists involved in print, radio, television, film, news agencies and online media.

We shall consider the following when determining to grant accreditation.

The applicant must:

  1. Be employed as a journalist by a news-gathering organization;
  2. Possess a diploma or degree in journalism, broadcasting or related field;
  3. Be a member of a Canadian or international media organization.

The media must:

  1. Have a business address, telephone number and online presence (website, social media);
  2. Have a published policy regarding journalistic standards and ethics; and
  3. Conform with any other factor(s) considered to be relevant and material by SAH.

Official Sault Area Hospital Social Media Platforms:

Recent Media Releases

Letter to the Community

From Ila Watson, President & Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Silvana Spadafora, Chief of Staff for Sault Area Hospital Hospitals beginning in 2022 are in

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