Former Indianola city council member Joe Gezel is still recovering from months of medical challenges, but he's home now and looking forward to the opening of HEAL House.

Joe Gezel spent almost five months laying in a hospital bed earlier this year — much of it unconscious. But he says the time didn’t go to waste.


HEAL House as it looks today. The new supportive housing facility will hold an open house Sunday and organizers hope to house residents next week.


Joe Gezel, who suffered a heart attack in November, had a leg amputated during a five-month stint in the hospital. He's now learning to walk on his new prosthetic leg.


Joe Gezel of Indianola who suffered a heart attack in November and is continuing to recover.

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God Bless Mr. Gazel. The link is: https://www.healhouseofiowa.org/the-project

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