Functional Needs Registry http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Heat prompts city house calls to vulnerable residents http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/heat-prompts-city-house-calls-vulnerable-residents <p>St. Louis city officials are going door to door to check on some of the city&rsquo;s most vulnerable residents as high temperatures persist across the region.</p><p>About 60 city staff members are following up with nearly one thousand residents who haven&rsquo;t responded to robo-calls from the Mayor&rsquo;s office.The elderly and disabled residents are listed on the city&rsquo;s Functional Needs Registry.</p><p>The house-to-house effort even included Mayor Francis Slay, who was out knocking on doors Tuesday.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 22:16:16 +0000 Joseph Leahy 4048 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Heat prompts city house calls to vulnerable residents