updated 08/13/2012 AT 2:40 PM ET
•originally published 08/13/2012 AT 3:45 PM ET
After sustaining an injury on the set of The Good Wife last month, Kristin Chenoweth is leaving her recurring role on the hit CBS series as she continues to recover.
“It is with deep regret to inform everyone that due to my injuries, I am unable to return to The Good Wife at this time,” Chenoweth tells PEOPLE in a statement Monday. “[I’m] getting better slowly, and thank you everyone for your concern.” The actress will, however, appear on the season 4 premiere on Sept. 30 (9 p.m. ET).